Skank case suggests demise of online anonymity

“When Rosemary Port, a New York blogger, used her anonymous posts to call a New York fashion model a “skank” and a “ho,” she had no idea that her name would soon be plastered across the pages of the New York Post.

In Port’s case, it took a court order to reveal her identity, but the Internet, which gained a reputation for being an anarchic and wild place in its early years, is becoming less and less anonymous in many ways.”



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