New York’s Anonymous Comment Ban Would Be for ‘Factual Concerns,’ Not Opinions, Says Author

Assemb. Murray.

Cue the walkback. New York State Assemblyman Dean Murray just blasted out a statement regarding his proposal to require publishers to remove anonymous comments on the Internet upon request. “Unfortunately, some opponents of this legislation have mischaracterized this bill in an attempt to have it withdrawn,” he said. “It has been stated that this legislation would ban all anonymous internet postings in New York. That could not be further from the truth.” Read More