Re: Fix unemployment

Michael Lorrey (
Tue, 15 Sep 1998 08:48:21 -0400

J. Maxwell Legg wrote:

> Michael Lorrey wrote:
> > Without allowing lawsuits, you have no means of preventing evaluation extortion and
> > rampant abuse of all kinds.
> The people's Internet is proving to be such a means of prevention. It quickly allows
> sources to be checked. For example, for those people in the know who have been
> looking into Clinton's history it is not 'rampant abuse' to try to take him out with
> a single shot to the groin than to involve any legal obfuscation of dead men's
> histories. Remember Al Capone. Remember Arkansas.

Hardly. If I say on the internet that Supervisor A is an abusive perv, then both he and his employer can sue me for libel unless I have actual proof, and making it all public would require the surrender of the privacy of his past victims in order to protect myself against prosecution. Do you know of any websites that evaluate the evaluators?