An unattractive blogger from Montana has been successfully sued in Montana for defamation by Obsidian Finance Group for $2.5 million dollars. Normally an investigative journalist would be protected from being sued in this manner, but the judge ruled that since she was not affiliated with a newspaper, tv network, or newswire, that she’s not allowed the same protections as a journalist. So now she has to pay some finance firm $2.5 million dollars. Is it just me, or do you have a feeling this is going to get appealed?

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