Mann versus big oil

Here’s a libel case to watch: Prof Michael Mann of the USA versus climate-change deniers.  The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and The National Review attacked Mann, author of the hockey stick curve which, he says, proves there is global warning.  But they attacked in a way which, Mann claims, is a libel in the USA. Read More

US Congress moves against “pirates”: Wikipedia protests

The US Congress is taking ”piracy” of US intellectual property seriously by proposing to attack the financial basis of foreign sites running copyright material without permission.  Two acts are in Congress to let media owners force search engines to stop linking to “pirate” sites and stop US advertisers advertising. Wikipedia offline in protest The opposition Read More