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    Posted 03.22.09
    Above The Law article review: Portfolio Magazine's "Slimed Online"

    In 2007, two female Yale Law School students filed a lawsuit over allegedly defamatory and threatening comments written about them on, a legal gossip site. The women said the resulting Google hits on their names did serious damage to their job prospects.

    The case challenged the culture of anonymous online commentary, as the plaintiffs sought to out their unknown assailants (including the incongruously-named :D and more appropriately-named AK47) through the course of litigation. Above The Law covered the various twists and turns of the case. This post is a review of an article on the case in Portfolio Magazine. In "Slimed Online," David Margolick explores the legal ramifications for cyber bullying.

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  • Previous coverage of the lawsuit on Above The Law