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    New York lawmakers propose ban on anonymous online comments [W: 68]

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    re: New York lawmakers propose ban on anonymous online comments [W: 68]

    Bad idea. Free speech and all that. Speaking anonymously is part of that freedom.
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    re: New York lawmakers propose ban on anonymous online comments [W: 68]

    I dont like it. I dont want my name and address posted all over the place.
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    re: New York lawmakers propose ban on anonymous online comments [W: 68]

    New York is a hot competitor with California to see who can make the biggest Nanny State society. I assume that that's what the people want.

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    re: New York lawmakers propose ban on anonymous online comments [W: 68]

    What problem is this bill addressing?
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    re: New York lawmakers propose ban on anonymous online comments [W: 68]

    Quote Originally Posted by muciti View Post
    What problem is this bill addressing?
    To be nosey, presumably to hold people accountable for what they say.
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    re: New York lawmakers propose ban on anonymous online comments [W: 68]

    Quote Originally Posted by muciti View Post
    What problem is this bill addressing?
    Cyberbullying. Which can be a problem, sure, but it's like trying to swat a fly with a hammer. It's way overkill.
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    re: New York lawmakers propose ban on anonymous online comments [W: 68]

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    Cyberbullying. Which can be a problem, sure, but it's like trying to swat a fly with a hammer. It's way overkill.
    I suppose. Maybe I just don't see cyberbullying as a serious problem. Barely even a small one.
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    re: New York lawmakers propose ban on anonymous online comments [W: 68]

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    Good idea? Bad idea?
    Horrible horrible horrible horrible idea. How much more Big Brother, nanny state crap are we going to get?
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    re: New York lawmakers propose ban on anonymous online comments [W: 68]

    Quote Originally Posted by muciti View Post
    I suppose. Maybe I just don't see cyberbullying as a serious problem. Barely even a small one.
    It's the currently trendy problem. And, by God, our politicians have to "save" us from all our problems, real or imagined.
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