Anonymous Postings Are Not Protected Speech

from the silly-lawyers dept

Well, I’m sure this has been covered on a bunch of other sites (it’s amazing how much you miss when you’re away from your computer for a day), but a court has ruled that ISPs have to reveal the identities of people who post defamatory messages on the internet. Well, sounds like it’s about time for some of those anonymizing companies to start up the marketing machines to let people know they exist.

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