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Judge Rules internet anonymity does not mean immunity under defamation law.

by Tony Creech on Monday, March 10, 2014

“anonymity does not mean immunity under defamation law.” – A judge making a ruling to force a website to disclose the identity of one of it’s users, to be able to prosecute them for defaming a company.

I guess posting an anonymous comment isn’t as ‘safe’ as it used to be. This is a  very interesting development.

new rule of thumb: be careful what you write about people online, even if you think you’re doing so “anonymously.”

 

read the full story here> This Judge’s Ruling Just Might Give Anonymous Commenters Second Thoughts.

Tony Creech
anthony thomas creech is Founder of Citadel Magazine. He's a marketing executive, filmmaker, screenwriter, columnist, and university lecturer on film, audio, media, and faith. You can find him at thecreechleague.com