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Saturday February 23, 2013

Illinois Lawmaker Hastily Pulls Anti-Anonymity Bill

Well that certainly didn’t take long. We reported just this week that an Illinois state Senator had introduced a bill that would require Internet posters to use their real identities online. It looks like the Senator bowed to the criticism of his peers and the bill will be pulled from consideration.

"The entire premise of this bill is fundamentally repugnant to the First Amendment and may actually harm those that it is likely intended to help protect."