Websites and blogs threatened by bill on political party spending

Websites and blogs threatened by bill on political party spending, saysThe definition of advertising in electoral finance legislation is so wide it might catch some newspaper websites and blogs, says National Party deputy leader BillEnglish.
The Electoral Finance Bill tightens the rules around parties'…
[NZ Politics]

Bill English writes in the Herald about thedraconian Electoral Finance Bill.

[quote]"A newspaper website as opposed to the newspaper itself may not be
exempt and certainly journalists' blogs, such as those that are
regularly published now will certainly count as election advertising,[/quote]

There is really only one solution and that is to Kill the Bill. 

 

 


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