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#22 Jun 24, 2013
Super Mighty Mouse wrote:
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In Blairsville, Ga., as in most American towns, gossip is dished out with the daily special at the local diner. But now there's a new forum called Topix that spreads gossip as fast as the Internet connection allows. And unlike the diner, where you know the person you're talking to, Topix uses only screen names.
The combination of small-town familiarity -- everyone knows each other -- anonymity and instant dissemination compounds the impact when gossip is aimed at a neighbor or small business. Words on a web page -- permanent, searchable and bearing the authority of the (digitally) printed word -- are different from hearsay that can be forgotten or laughed off. They can ruin someone's life.

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#23 Jun 24, 2013
Ask Gene Cooley. Cooley grew up in and around Blairsville. In 2008 he was living in town, a divorced father of two young boys who was holding down a job as a hair stylist.
He had been given a second chance at love. He was engaged to Paulette Harper, who, together with her daughter, was getting ready to start a new life with Cooley.
"She was a wonderful girl," Cooley said in an interview with "20/20" Anchor Chris Cuomo. "She had a beautiful heart, a beautiful soul."
Yet before their new life could begin, Harper's ex took it all away.

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#24 Jun 24, 2013
page 3 "Apparently she was taking a nap," Cooley said. "Somehow he got in, startled her, and must have pushed her down and then shot her. He waited around for a little while, and then finally committed suicide."
Cooley's world was shattered, he said. All that was left was to bring Harper's body to Florida, where her family lived.
Just when things couldn't get any worse, they did. As he was preparing Harper's funeral with her family, they began to turn on him, Cooley said.
"They started asking me some unusual questions, asking me about having a drug addiction, being in and out of rehabs," Cooley said.

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#25 Jun 24, 2013
page 4 Cooley was flabbergasted by the sudden shift, he said. Harper's family kicked him out of their home and barred him from the funeral.
Cooley arranged for a sheriff in Blairsville to tell Harper's family his record was clean. Cooley was eventually allowed to attend the funeral, but the damage to his reputation was done.
"I had no idea of what was going on or why," Cooley said.
What was going on was a nasty discussion on Blairsville's TOPIX forum. A post discussing Harper's death had morphed into a feeding frenzy on Cooley.
The thread included several users with mysterious names like "Bugs," "Yuck" and "Mouth" that called Cooley a drug addict, a pervert who should be kept away
Radar Love

Utica, NY

#26 Jun 24, 2013
I just looked and my IP address is 127.0.0.1

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#27 Jun 24, 2013
YOU ABSOLUTELY CAN SUE FOR SLANDER. Before you people log in and decide to talk down to other people, do YOUR homework. I have researched it and I work for an attorney. You can sue for slander, you need proof that you are the person in question. If someone logs on to topix.com and says your name along with or followed by demeaning comments, you can sue. If you people took the time to search this particular action on the internet you would see just how common and easy it is. KY. is such a state that allows for legal action to be taken against "Electronic" crimes. Don't believe me? Call your local attorney and see for yourself. If someone has made a comment about you and included your name, report it to topix.com 's "Feedback" section, copy the url of the comment and past it in the appropriate box, alert them of your name being used without your permission, if nothing else you can sue topix for allowing publication of your personal name without your written permission. It is against the law to use someones name without approval. So to the people claiming everyone else is stupid or "not as smart as you' for not knowing the facts, well guess what...you have no clue what YOU"RE talking about so educate yourself before you start running your mouth about something that you obviously know nothing about. So if you need help "Want to know from Wayland" I would be happy to help you. You can and will win, and if you don't want to take the time for a lawsuit you can atleast get your name deleted from topix, and after you bring it to their attention that you do not give permission for the use of your name on this public smut cite they will not allow any further post's to be made that has your name in it. Good luck and I hope you get whatever it is taken care of. To the one's that were blasting others for not knowing...well next time do your homework so you actually do know what your talking about. And you all have the nerve to call someone else stupid...geeze... heard of a neat thing called a mirror? Idiots, it amazes me how brave everyone gets when they don't have to post their names on here... if topix required users to use their real names...would anyone have anything to say anymore?? Hell no!!
finally
Marcus Fartsmell

Medford, MA

#28 Jun 24, 2013
Laundry come over and S my D

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#29 Jun 27, 2013
Reney wrote:
Is that right?
yes

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#30 Aug 7, 2013
Cannot happen wrote:
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Possibly, but most likely not without a subpoena.
In most cases all that can be easily determined is who the person's ISP is and possibly the state and city they reside in.
If someone threatens someone online, the person can report it, and the police can subpoena the Registry for these numbers.
Certainly, a policeman could submit a false report. Are you a cop?
Hi Eastutica person, This is the one

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#31 Aug 7, 2013
HI EASTUTICA PERSONN

this is the one

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#33 May 25, 2014
Super Mighty Mouse wrote:
HI EASTUTICA PERSONN
this is the one
Here is another one!

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