rogerd - 8:56 pm on Feb 17, 2009 (gmt 0) Slimed Online [portfolio.com] by David Margolick, Conde Nast Portfolio
This is one of the most in-depth articles I've read in the mainstream press about an online community, in this case telling the story of an umoderated site that allowed rather disgusting personal attacks to be posted. Now, some members are having to defend themselves in court, although the site operators seem to be in the clear.
Cyber-bullying has reached a new low—at the highest levels of the professional world. So when anonymous attackers went after two Yale law students, they struck back and filed suit. Their case may help change the rules.
Slimed Online [portfolio.com] by David Margolick, Conde Nast Portfolio