Topix won't protect identity of blogg...

Topix won't protect identity of blogger named in Hawkins County libel lawsuit

There are 1 comment on the Knoxville News Sentinel story from Jan 14, 2013, titled Topix won't protect identity of blogger named in Hawkins County libel lawsuit. In it, Knoxville News Sentinel reports that:

Topix.com is a place where anyone can be anonymously criticized online, but Topix CEO Chris Tolles told the Times-News Sunday the libel alleged in a Hawkins County lawsuit file last week is not condoned by his Web site.

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anonymous blogger

Columbus, OH

#2 Jan 24, 2013
Oaky wrote:
“The Communications Decency Act is pretty clear about how this stuff works,” Tolles said.“We are not legally obligated to actually review any complaint coming in or moderate that at all. You can leave up a site and let anyone say anything, and not be responsible."
So now we know the Topix's philosophy of operations.
But wait. There's more.

In the very next paragraph, Mr. Tolles so very kindly goes out of his way to say:

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“But, we don’t do that. We actually go the extra mile, and we have a full-time staff of people who look at (complaints). We’re not trying to run a free-for-all. If people have a legitimate issue we can go in, look at it, and if need be, remove it. We remove thousands of threads every day.”
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