The Anonymous Hunters: corporate critics and whistleblowers beware

Paul Raven @ 06-11-2009

Have you ever bad-mouthed a big company in an internet comments thread? If so, the Wragge and Co. law firm of Birmingham, UK may be hot on your tail (provided the comment is vitriolic enough to provoke the company to spend money, one assumes) – they’ve just announced a new legal “task force” for tracking down the identities of nefarious anonymous commenters [via TechDirt].

The Cyber Tracing team at Wragge & Co was set up to deal with what the law firm said was a rising problem with people making anonymous statements that defamed companies, and people sharing confidential information online.

And Wragge boasted the new team would ensure there was

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One Response to “The Anonymous Hunters: corporate critics and whistleblowers beware”

  1. meika says:

    LOL

    Free market require free information, otherwise they don’t work.

    Cyber Tracing team at Wragge & Co of Birmingham, England you are total shite.

    Losers.