In Mexico, online local news site Nuevo Laredo Live is tweeting today that the man murdered yesterday in gruesome cartel-style killing was not, as widely reported, a blogger, forum moderator, or an affiliate of any kind with their site.
Translating loosely: "Negative, he was not our partner, he is confirmed to have been a scapegoat to scare others. The person executed is not a collaborator with our site, but this was without doubt an attempt to silence the voices of Nuevo Laredo."
Previous Boing Boing posts on the story here and here.
In September, an editor confirmed to have been an employee of the site was killed in similar fashion.
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