Samuel Lovett

The New York State legislature is debating a bill that, if passed, will give recourse to victims of hurtful or derogatory forum comments made by anonymous users on New York-based newspaper, blog, and company websites.

“A web site administrator upon request,” the Internet Protection Act reads, “shall remove any comments posted on his or her web site by an anonymous user unless such poster agrees to attach his or her name to the post…” Keep reading →