Commentary
Mumsnet, a community website where women give advice, support and friendship, has apologized to a controversial childcare guru who sued over disparaging comments posted by some of its users. Mumsnet co-founder Justine Roberts, writing in the Press Gazette, says it’s time Britain’s libel laws caught up with the digital age and stopped treating web forums like traditional publishers.

Commentary
Mumsnet, a community website where women give advice, support and friendship, has apologized to a controversial childcare guru who sued over disparaging comments posted by some of its users. Mumsnet co-founder Justine Roberts, writing in the Press Gazette, says it’s time Britain’s libel laws caught up with the digital age and stopped treating web forums like traditional publishers.

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