More than half of all the online blog attacks are staged by business rivals, claims retired Oregon Supreme Court judge Edward Fadeley.
Online smear campaigns are certainly a fact of citizen journalism, and there's no doubt that many are orchestrated.
But Fadeley oddly enough refers to Apple's attempts to force Mac enthusiast websites to give up their sources, as part of Apple's campaign to keep new product details from leaking out prematurely.
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