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 October 13, 2009  Court, Online, U.S.

A libel lawsuit filed by Butler University highlights the dangers of certain types of online postings.

The university is suing an anonymous blogger for comments posted last year on a blog that the school contends includes defamatory statements about two high-level administrators.

The blog has since been removed. University officials said they strongly support freedom of speech and academic freedom, “but we cannot tolerate the harassment, intimidation and defamation in which the defendant engaged.”

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