“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.