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A realtor who blogged about Anna Nicole Smith was jailed for contempt in a defamation case.
Experts say bloggers are increasingly the targets of such suits, which test the bounds of free speech.
The blogger didn't realize she was liable for her posts.
Suits against bloggers have doubled yearly since 2004 with $15 million in judgments.
These cases could have been avoided if they double-checked their sources.
"Defamation is defamation whether it is written on paper or a blog."