Originally Posted by bravofrenchie
Some one from the UK would have to correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't Morgan Spurlock (Supersize Me) say in his book something about Britain's libel laws... something like if you so much as call someone an asshat, they can sue you for libel?
Originally Posted by polihaupt
True! And Mumsnet is being talked about everywhere here in the UK - so they are gaining popularity
Interesting point here too:
"I wonder how much of Ms Ford's sense-of-humour failure has to do with the potential threat that free community advice sites such as Mumsnet offer to commercial publishing. If 60,000 mothers can tap each other's thoughts free of charge, there is a real risk that they will not shell out for the gurus."
Originally Posted by Ruthla
For further clarity: it sounds like simply saying "I think letting a 5mo CIO for 3 hours is inhumane" wasn't the issue here, but it turned into personal attacks on the author. None of that would fly on MDC- the thread would have been removed.