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Bloggers Would Be Exempt From Press Regulation

A new Government amendment has been proposed which would exclude "small-scale" bloggers from the threat of exemplary damages if they refuse to join a new Royal Charter-backed press regulator. Justice minister Lord McNally urged the House of Lords to accept the change to the Leveson proposals in the Crime and Courts Bill in the light of concerns that bloggers would get caught up in laws intended to apply to larger organisations.

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