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Proposed UK Online Libel Rules Would Restrict Anonymous Posting 219

judgecorp writes "A Parliamentary Committee in the UK has suggested that sites should be protected against libel claims against contributors — as long as those contributors are identified. Anonymous postings should be taken down if someone complains of libel in them, in a set of proposals which online community groups have described as 'chilling.'"
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Proposed UK Online Libel Rules Would Restrict Anonymous Posting

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