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Indiana COA Upholds Rights of Internet Commenters to Remain Anonymous

In a case of first impression, the Indiana Court of Appeals held earlier this week that the identity of anonymous internet posters is protected under the First Amendment and Article I, Section 9 of the Indiana Constitution and should not be subject to subpoena … Continue reading

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Counsel Debate Value of Anonymous Internet Posts

Are internet forums analogous to the soapbox in the town square — the technological equivalent of Speakers’ Corner in London’s Hyde Park? Or are internet forums the 21st century version of the Wild West where reputations are shot down with … Continue reading

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