How many people think topix should be shut down?

Created by Want2know on Nov 28, 2012

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Freedom of Speech

Prestonsburg, KY

#1 Nov 28, 2012
While some of the threads are inappropriate and should be removed, I think we may have to put up with the bad to protect our free speech rights.

These idiots who are listing people's names and telling lies or invading their privacy need to be sued if their mobile home has any value. A few lawsuits will help get the point across to these thick-headed twits.
Want2know

Charleston, WV

#2 Nov 28, 2012
Totally agree FOS few bad apples ruin it for everyone

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Since: Sep 11

Charleston, WV

#3 Nov 28, 2012
Topix could fix it by forcing people to sign up in order to post comments. By allowing anonymous posting, Topix encourages idiots to post real names and such. I don't like it, but people aren't going to lose a lawsuit for their comments on here.
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Want2know

Charleston, WV

#5 Nov 28, 2012
well I'm goin to have to disagree there louda, with are laws and lawyers its a good chance they could,, we need laws changed,, you know what they call 30. Lawyers at the bottom of kanawha river don't ya?,,,,,,,,, a good start!

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Since: Sep 11

Charleston, WV

#6 Nov 28, 2012
How many have there been that have won a case against someone? One? Topix doesn't care about that because it doesn't affect them at all. The only way you can win a suit is to prove that the person is lying with the intent to defame your character. Good luck with that. It's harder and more expensive than you think.
Want2know

Charleston, WV

#7 Nov 28, 2012
Lol guess you have had lotta expierience huh? Well say the right thing and se

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Since: Sep 11

Charleston, WV

#8 Nov 28, 2012
Want2know wrote:
Lol guess you have had lotta expierience huh? Well say the right thing and se
No experience. I just have an education.

“Jesus is Lord”

Since: Aug 11

Greenwood, Indiana

#9 Nov 28, 2012
Topix shut down? "why"? if you don't like it on topix get off of it. I mean no one put a 357mag to your head and made you stay here, did they??

Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#10 Nov 28, 2012
even if topix did not exist people would still bash each other on things like facebook, twitter, and myspace(if people even still use that). they will also continue to bash each other on the streets.

as louda said, you would have to prove that the statements being posted are false and posted with intent to defame. that is not as easy as people think.
Want2know

Charleston, WV

#11 Nov 28, 2012
jodi christina wrote:
even if topix did not exist people would still bash each other on things like facebook, twitter, and myspace(if people even still use that). they will also continue to bash each other on the streets.
as louda said, you would have to prove that the statements being posted are false and posted with intent to defame. that is not as easy as people think.
,,,,,,,,say right thing to the wrong person and see if lawsuit can't be won!!!!

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Since: Sep 11

Charleston, WV

#12 Nov 28, 2012
Want2know wrote:
<quoted text>,,,,,,,,say right thing to the wrong person and see if lawsuit can't be won!!!!
Go back and look. Nobody said that it was impossible. It is improbable and extremely rare. It almost seems like you're begging for someone to say something defaming. WTF?
Jamie

Saint Albans, WV

#13 Nov 28, 2012
Not naming names but a certain someone bashed a person like crazy and put his name out there. It was horrible posts so I hope he sues her. Remember the posts can be deleted but they are never truly gone. There is probably also a false arrest case. Good luck to you all
Want2know

Charleston, WV

#14 Nov 28, 2012
No can't get in trouble for calling people name, but threats or defamation is grounds for lawsuit, if you don't believe me tell me your gonna kill me and find out!! And just remember its not topix that will be in court,, it will be you, and ISP can be traced just saying!!!!!!!
Stop

Logan, OH

#15 Nov 28, 2012
Want2know wrote:
<quoted text>,,,,,,,,say right thing to the wrong person and see if lawsuit can't be won!!!!
First off you can not sue someone just for saying something to you!! Now saying someone is a child molester ! Or that person has aids! etc you can sue for that! But saying someone is a crazy or a b*tch or you think they are a bad parent is something you can not sue for!! so yeah just by saying something to the wrong person doesnt mean sh*t!!! and the only way a person can sue someone for saying like they have aids or they are a child molester is if it is not true!! now if it is then nothing you can do!
Stop

Logan, OH

#16 Nov 28, 2012
and threats are a criminal matter not a law suit!
Want2know

Charleston, WV

#17 Nov 28, 2012
Hummm wonder why OJ lost civil case on a criminal case? Just saying
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Since: Sep 11

Charleston, WV

#20 Nov 28, 2012
Threats are not grounds for a lawsuit. Research the difference between criminal and civil law sometime.

Again, by bringing a lawsuit (Defamation of Character) against someone, you will have to prove that they lied and that they intended on defaming your character. Eminem won a case several years ago against DeAngelo Bailey, who he referred to in a rap about bullying him back in school. Since Bailey couldn't prove that Eminem was lying, it was thrown out. That CD went out to millions of teenagers all across the country. You don't think that didn't damage Bailey's reputation? It didn't matter. If you can't prove it wrong, he can say what he wants.

Also, you meant to say your IP address can be traced. ISP means Internet Service Provider (examples AT&T, SuddenLink, or Verizon). You can't do much with that information. IP address is the identifying number of your computer. Yes, it can be traced by the police, but you will never get the info if there is no criminal charge brought against the person you accuse. It can also be traced by hackers, but you don't see many people doing that because it's illegal.

This comment isn't meant as an insult. It's mostly meant to show you the difference between acting like you know what you are talking about (Want2Know) and knowing what you are talking about (Louda).

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Since: Sep 11

Charleston, WV

#21 Nov 28, 2012
Want2know wrote:
Hummm wonder why OJ lost civil case on a criminal case? Just saying
Wow. The OJ cases are not related to this topic at all. Defamation of Character and Wrongful Death are not even close to the same type of lawsuits. Crack open a book sometime.
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Want2know

Charleston, WV

#23 Nov 28, 2012
You know what your talking about ( louda) ISP is provided by provider ISP , duh lmao,, and research your laws,, like I stated before OJ Simpson won criminal case, but lost civil on same case . So ( want2know) knows!!!
Want2know

Charleston, WV

#24 Nov 28, 2012
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