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Re: [OT] Droit d'auteur vs. free software?

Branden mentioned:
>In the U.K., truth is not a defense to libel.  It's my understanding
>that it *is* a defense in the U.S.

In fact, I believe the burden of proof in the US is on the plaintiff to 
*prove* that the alleged 'libel' is false.

>So, when an American sues for libel in the U.K., it's a smoking gun 
>that the "libellous" statements are in fact true.

Hrrrm?  When an American sues in the UK?  A smoking gun for whose side?


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