Court orders compelling some U.S. papers to “out” anonymous commenters

Responding to a court order, a newspaper in Redding, Calif., will release contact information for an anonymous commenter on its website who may have witnessed a crime. The Record Searchlight reports that [attorneys for a man accused of attempted murder after a 2011 shootout with police have subpoenaed the commenter’s information](http://www.redding.com/news/2013/jan/30/record-searchlight-subpoenaed-for-commenters-id). The commenter posted to… Continue reading Court orders compelling some U.S. papers to “out” anonymous commenters