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Thursday, April 06, 2006

Sex, Politics and Blogging 
(en francais)

Leave it to the Americans to pioneer a whole new genre. It's also a good example of how blogs are redefining how we live and interact with people, both online and offline. Cyber-bullying, Cyber-stalking, blogging at work, blogging about work are just some of the issues coming to the fore in the current digital world.
Ex-U.S. Senate aide can be sued over racy blog
Updated Wed. Apr. 5 2006 11:32 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON — A judge Wednesday allowed a lawsuit to proceed against Jessica Cutler, the former Senate aide who posted details of her sex life on the Internet.

The case brought by Senator Mike DeWine's former counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Robert Steinbuch, alleges that Cutler engaged in an invasion of his privacy in 2004 by publishing sexually explicit facts about a relationship with Steinbuch.

Cutler was fired from DeWine's staff after the web log -- which identified her purported sex partners by initials -- created a public sensation.

Paul Synnott at 1:56 AM    | en francais | Go to Top|


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