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cmendla - 5:05 pm on Jun 22, 2009 (gmt 0)
ftc: blogger smith, you are being charged with false advertising, and must pay a penalty of $250K.
blogger: okay, let me see how much i have in the pig
The problem isn't just fines. Even the threat of 90 days in a federal pen would scare the bejabbers out of most people.
Also, you probably would not get pro bono legal help. I would guess that your would have to fork over at least a 30k retainer just to get started on your defense.
BTW - I'm glad the ACLU had jumped right on this and spoken out against this unconstitutional restriction of free speech... uh wait... they haven't? hmmmm.
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