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Op-ed column: Bad move on cyberbullying

Banning anonymous Web posts is sure way to chill free speech

Jeanne A. Benas/For The Sunday Gazette
Jeanne A. Benas/For The Sunday Gazette
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The day may soon come when you’re not allowed to make an anonymous online comment on an article like this — not at the discretion of The Daily Gazette, but because the state government forbids it. If some lawmakers succeed in a now high-profile push for cyber-regulation, websites hosted in New York may be required to remove all anonymous postings from their pages, unless the authors agree to provide their full names, and verify them ...


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