If you’re not familiar with The Oatmeal–shame on you!–go check it out now.
The Oatmeal got into a kerfuffle with FunnyJunk, a content-aggregation site, over improperly posted material. FunnyJunk’s attorney got involved, and the kerfuffle escalated into a full-fledged imbroglio. There is a good summary of what happened over here. The incident was picked up over at Popehat, here and then here. My conversation, which began on twitter, migrated over to the comments section of that last post. It was a really good conversation, concerning a variety of issues. Do go and check it out.