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 February 21, 2013  Posted by  Featured News, Laws, Online, U.S.

Josh Wolford reports:

State lawmakers all across the country busy at work crafting ridiculous, head-spinning laws can take the day off. There is no way they can top this.

A new bill proposed in the Illinois State Senate looks to completely wipe out any form of anonymity on the internet by requiring that the operators of basically any website on the entire internet take down any comment that isn’t attached to an IP, address, and real name-verified poster.

It’s called the Internet Posting Removal Act and was introduced on February 13th by Illinois General Assembly veteran Ira I. Silverstein [D].

Read more on WebProNews.  And yes, the bill’s language is really as bad as you might expect.

Thanks to Joe Cadillic  for the link! 

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