Week 5 Writing Assignment

People can be held liable when they have engaged in prohibited conduct.  In what circumstances should persons be held liable for materials put on the Internet?  Consider the following examples and situations

  • Should persons who post bomb-making information be responsible to the victims of someone who acts on this information? 
  • Should persons be liable who call for someone to be killed, but take no actions themselves?
  • What if someone makes extremely derogatory comments about another person or a corporation and widely distributes them?  
  • What if that person is someone who works in your small business, what then?

Evaluate these situations in conjunction with established laws, cases and research you have conducted.

For maximum points, please be sure to support your opinion in two full pages with facts from the textbook, research or resources along with citation of those sources. APA Format, 12 pt Font, Times New Roman.