A blogger sued for her online criticism of a software company on a porn industry message board cannot invoke New Jersey’s press shield law, a Monmouth County judge says in a case of first impression in the state.

Superior Court Judge Louis Locascio’s June 30 ruling allows the company, Too Much Media, to ask blogger Shellee Hale the sources for comments she posted on Oprano, a Web site that proclaims itself the “Wall Street Journal of porn.”

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