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Comment: "IT IS FAR FROM OVER" (Score 4, Informative) 487

by jebintx (#14863098) Attached to: NJ Bill Would Prohibit Anonymous Posts on Forums
It is no coincidence that the GOP leader of the New Jersey Assembly introduced this law. It goes right back to the 2002 lawsuit (Donato v. Moldow) against EyeOnEmerson.com in which four Republicans LOST their libel suit against the website over anonymous comments they disliked.

N.J. judge dismisses lawsuit over anonymous Web site criticism

New Jersey Court of Appeals rules for EyeOnEmerson website

"It is far from over," said Jack Darakjy, the attorney representing the plaintiffs. "We will appeal the decision. If we need to, our clients are prepared to take this all the way to the Supreme Court."

Or, if you are politically connected in New Jersey, maybe you just go to your party and get them to take up your crusade.

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