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Anonymous Speech

Hartford Police Lieutenant Sues to Unmask Anonymous Commenters

According to the complaint, some of the site’s commenters include police officers who have used the blog’s comments section to defame the lieutenant.

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Devin Nunes Tries to Unmask Cow Account, Raising Concerns over Anonymous Speech

In a new amicus brief, Public Citizen and the American Civil Liberties Union argue that Nunes cannot legally pursue the identity of the anonymous speaker without first proving he has a valid defamation claim. Without meeting this legal standard, they write, the court could threaten people's First Amendment right to anonymous speech.

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