Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 188.8.131.52
Forum Moderators: rogerd
Full disclosure, I was a member of that forum at the time of the "issue", I was not in agreement with the posters in question. In fact I was eventually banned because I disagreed with many of the comments and they did not like reading contrary opinions.
It is a political message board, so please lets leave the topic of the "hateful" comments out of the discussion and only discuss the implications for Canadians webmasters operating message boards.
In the future, if you leave illegal comments on your forum, you may be held accountable.
Website owners ordered to ID message board users
The Kingston owners of a ... website have been ordered to identify eight people who anonymously posted defamatory material about Ottawa anti-hate-speech campaigner Richard Warman.
In a ruling this week, Judge Stanley Kershman of Ontario Superior Court ordered Mark Fournier and Connie Wilkins-Fournier, owners of the Free Dominion website, to disclose the names.
[edited by: rogerd at 3:37 pm (utc) on Mar. 27, 2009]