Forget4it was one of several readers to note that British science writer Simon Singh, whose prosecution for libel we have discussed
on several occasions
, has won an interim victory
in a UK appeals court. "The landmark ruling will allow the writer, whose battle has become a catalyst for demands for libel law reform, to rely on a 'fair comment' defense of his statements about chiropractors. It will also strengthen the position of others — from science writers and medical professionals to bloggers — who face libel suits, as the judges made clear the court was not the place to settle scientific controversies."