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[Geektown.ca]Facebook & Twitter insurance – peace of mind or cash grab?

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The move comes after insurance companies began offering coverage in the U.S. as employees and corporations and high-profile people come under the threat of lawsuits for what they post on sites like Twitter.

In one case, Courtney Love had to shell out nearly $500,000 after she ripped apart a Texan fashion designer to roughly 40,000 Twitter followers.

So the idea is that you or I could take out an insurance policy to cover what we say on the web, should anything be deemed defamatory, damaging or privacy-breaking.
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My question is; When does it become mandatory or get worked into your monthly bill?
The INTERNET is doomed to be controlled... have fun while it is not government controlled.

Move this to software if it's better suited there.
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Death of the first amendment. Sucks when insurance companies want us to pay for them to protect our rights because our own government won't.
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Wow. Wow... Wow.

This is such crap.
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I don't know what to make of it. It's kinda sad when things such as the Internet have to come to this.
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Ridiculous.
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