Iceland as legal haven for investigative journalism?

by Walter Olson on February 17, 2010

Lawmakers in the island country are considering enacting new pro-speech laws that might serve as an umbrella for some non-Icelanders as well. But let’s not get our hopes up: libel tourism, and in particular “the principle that publication happens at the point of download, not the point of upload,” will continue to give plaintiffs an edge. [Arthur Bright/Citizen Media Law, Larry Ribstein/Ideoblog, Jesse Walker/Reason]

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