Today’s news includes a case in Australia involving unmasking anonymous online posters and successfully suing them for defamation. Tony Wright describes the background of the case:
The action against Graeme Gladman began after highly uncomplimentary comments appeared last November under pseudonyms on the HotCopper website, a stockmarket forum.
The postings related to technology security company Datamotion Asia Pacific Ltd and its Perth-based chairman and managing director, Ronald Moir. One posting appeared under the pseudonym of ”witch”.
Read more in The Age.
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