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Submission + - A dark day for internet trolls 1

Anonymous Coward writes: "In August 2008, a user of Blogger.com, Google's blogging service, created "Skanks in NYC," a site that assailed Liskula Cohen, 37, a Canadian-born onetime cover girl who has appeared in Vogue and other fashion magazines. The blog featured photos of Cohen captioned with terms including "psychotic," "ho," and "skank." On Monday, New York Supreme Court Judge Joan Madden ruled that Google must hand over to Cohen any identifying information it possesses about the blog's creator. http://www.cnn.com/2009/CRIME/08/18/new.york.model.blog.lawsuit/index.html"
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A dark day for internet trolls

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  • Perhaps I'm just being naive, but I use Google for wide variety of applications, including e-mail. And it bothers me that Google so readily gave out private information. What happened to the days of Google standing up to the President and saying "NO!"?

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