Re: Any lawyers here?
- --- Ralph Slate <slater@...> wrote:
> I'm currently involved in a legal issue which couldRalph, I'd be happy to post a page with Johnny Liar's
> ultimately threaten hockeydb.com....
stats on my webspace. In place of stats on his sheet
on hockeydb.com, you could put a link to the page on
Or I would be happy to write a letter to the editor of
The Hockey News and ask, Dear Sir, I am a big fan of
Johnny Liar, could you please print his career
statistics. The we could fax them to every minor pro
and European team.
I think he's bluffing and hoping the cross-border
thing dissuades you. But hey, I'm not a lawyer.
Beaver Falls, BC
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- As an ironic twist, if he was to "bring the game in the UK into
disrepute" couldn't they turn around and sue him? Just musing out loud.
For every problem, there is an answer that is simple, straightforward...
and wrong. H.L. Mencken
From: Mike Ewer - Hockey Universe [mailto:mike@...]
Sent: August 2, 2001 4:13 PM
Subject: Re: [hockhist] Any lawyers here?
Thinking further on this threat...
If this player is questioning the stats, which are from legitimate
(ie IHUK and EIHA), and we prove that they are from those sources, then
is questioning the authority of the people who run hockey in Britain.
They in turn could turn around and say 'You question our stats? You have
brought the game in the UK into disrepute and are no longer welcome
...just a thought...
Oh, and by the way, I know someone who reports on ice hockey in the
press. A good old mate from Walthamstow and an ex Lee Valley Lions fan.
Should he wish for him to bring the game into disrepute, it would be
(This post does not imply that said authorities or people would be
to such actions, they merely suggest that such actions are possible).
The guy is on a lose-lose situation.
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