Be careful what you blog.
Not quite an old saying, but perhaps it should be. A blogger in Minneapolis lost a court case in which he was sued for $60,000 when a man was fired as a result of something he wrote in his blog.
Not for libel — what he said was true. But because the plantiff’s employer felt that the revealed mortgage fraud was cause for dismissal. (Side note: apparently the plantiff agreed, because he did not sue his former employer).
Here at the Big Bad Blog, we do not believe that we have caused anybody to be fired. But we’ll keep trying.
Now we will segue directly to Mayans …