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Reviews Mixed On Docs' Web Ratings

Publication Date: 
June 03, 2008
Source: 
Omaha World-Herald
Author: 
Michael O'Connor

Professor Mark A. Lemley comments in an Omaha World-Herald article about the legal aspects of posting physicians' ratings on the Internet:

Federal law provides Web sites immunity from suits for comments posted by others, according to Mark Lemley, an expert on Internet law at Stanford Law School. But people posting comments could be sued for defamation, and the Web site could be subpoenaed to find out who they are.