Friday, March 03, 2006

This one's for you, Hank

Bill introduced to force online identification in web forums

Ask yourself, what did ol' Snolly ever say which would warrant a law such as this? Nothing, of course. My point is that some anonymous speech has value. Most, in fact. Trolls are the exception to the norm.

Outlawing anonymous speech is outlawing freedom of speech. American journalists will learn this lesson too late, unfortunately.