Legal Woes of Blogging

There are several blogs that talk about legal issues in blogging. Most of them focus on things like copyright or trademark infringement. A few mention issues like libel and slander. I never intend to say anything bad enough about anyone to get in trouble for that kind of thing.
But here’s a new one: a blogger subpoenaed for what some commenters on his blog said about each other. Guess when we said this was social media, we meant that it was like every other media. If we insult one another in print, in paintings, in email, and in letters, why not on blogs?
Here’s the link: http://www.shoemoney.com/2007/01/27/shoemoney-you-just-got-served/