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Amateur justice

Wednesday, March 28, 2007 by Dave Winer.

Wikipedia: "Presumption of innocence is a legal right that the accused in criminal trials has in many modern nations. It states that no person shall be considered guilty until finally convicted by a court." Permalink to this paragraph

Doc Searls: "If Alan is right, everybody on this giant thread has been taken for one of the oldest rides in the park." Permalink to this paragraph

Next time -- think before you trash someone, no matter how much you dislike them, especially because you dislike them. Permalink to this paragraph

It takes courage to stand up to a mob, but that is the best of what it means to be an AmericanPermalink to this paragraph

Postscript: I agree we need a blogging code of conduct, but not the kind of code these people have in mind.  Permalink to this paragraph

Mitch Ratcliffe: "Trolls created the impression of a crime and sat back to watch human nature show its worst side." Permalink to this paragraph

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