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Posted: 3/7/2006 7:36:45 AM EDT
If I were to venture a guess, I would have to say that some crybaby was picked on one too many times and decided that a law was needed.


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ASSEMBLY, No. 1327

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

212th LEGISLATURE

PRE-FILED FOR INTRODUCTION IN THE 2006 SESSION

Sponsored by:
Assemblyman PETER J. BIONDI
District 16 (Morris and Somerset)

SYNOPSIS
Makes certain operators of interactive computer services and Internet service providers liable to persons injured by false or defamatory messages posted on public forum websites.

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT
As introduced.
An Act concerning the posting of certain Internet messages and supplementing chapter 38A of Title 2A of the New Jersey Statutes.

Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

1. As used in this act:

"Information content provider" means any person or entity that is responsible, in whole or in part, for the creation or development of information provided through the Internet or any other interactive computer service.

"Interactive computer service" means any information system, service, or access software provider that provides or enables computer access by multiple users to a computer server, including specifically a service or system that provides service to the Internet.

"Internet" means the international computer network of both federal and non-federal interoperable packet switched data networks.

"Internet service provider" or "provider" means any person, business or organization qualified to do business in this State that provides individuals, corporations, or other entities with the ability to connect to the Internet through equipment that is located in this State.

"Operator" means any person, business or organization qualified to do business in this State that operates an interactive computer service.

2. The operator of any interactive computer service or an Internet service provider shall establish, maintain and enforce a policy to require any information content provider who posts written messages on a public forum website either to be identified by a legal name and address, or to register a legal name and address with the operator of the interactive computer service or the Internet service provider through which the information content provider gains access to the interactive computer service or Internet, as appropriate.

3. An operator of an interactive computer service or an Internet service provider shall establish and maintain reasonable procedures to enable any person to request and obtain disclosure of the legal name and address of an information content provider who posts false or defamatory information about the person on a public forum website.

4. Any person who is damaged by false or defamatory written messages that originate from an information content provider who posts such messages on a public forum website may file suit in Superior Court against an operator or provider that fails to establish, maintain and enforce the policy required pursuant to section 2 of P.L. , c. (C.) (pending before the Legislature as this bill), and may recover compensatory and punitive damages and the cost of the suit, including a reasonable attorney's fee, cost of investigation and litigation from such operator or provider.

5. This act shall take effect on the 90th day following enactment.

STATEMENT

This bill would require an operator of any interactive computer service or an Internet service provider to establish, maintain and enforce a policy requiring an information content provider who posts messages on a public forum website either to be identified by legal name and address or to register a legal name and address with the operator or provider prior to posting messages on a public forum website.

The bill requires an operator of an interactive computer service or an Internet service provider to establish and maintain reasonable procedures to enable any person to request and obtain disclosure of the legal name and address of an information content provider who posts false or defamatory information about the person on a public forum website.

In addition, the bill makes any operator or Internet service provider liable for compensatory and punitive damages as well as costs of a law suit filed by a person damaged by the posting of such messages if the operator or Internet service provider fails to establish, maintain and enforce the policy required by section 2 of the bill.

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Link Posted: 3/7/2006 7:40:14 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/7/2006 7:40:36 AM EDT by efpeter]
PETER J. BIONDI is a big dummy head with poor personal hygiene skills.

So, am I a criminal now?
Link Posted: 3/7/2006 7:42:54 AM EDT
HEY! NEW JERSEY!!!


KISS MY ASS!!!


Link Posted: 3/7/2006 7:44:31 AM EDT
dupe

http://www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=1&f=5&t=443682
Link Posted: 3/7/2006 7:45:09 AM EDT

Originally Posted By efpeter:
PETER J. BIONDI is a big dummy head with poor personal hygiene skills.

So, am I a criminal now?



Ooouuuu I'm Tellin'

Link Posted: 3/7/2006 4:17:26 PM EDT
Brought to you by the same guy who got his ass beat in gym class in school.
Link Posted: 3/7/2006 4:18:48 PM EDT
Does this have something to do with those eyetalians from the mixed martial arts board?
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