Facebook ordered to out kids behind principal’s fake profile

Anonymous pranksters who made a fake Facebook profile for a high school dean and used it to send out messages might soon be exposed, thanks to a court order issued late last week, Ars Technica reports. Dean Tim Puntarelli of Roncalli High School–a Catholic prep school on the south side of Indianapolis–sued the social-networking site in an attempt to find out who is behind the profile, citing harassment and identity theft. Marion Superior Court Judge Robyn Moberly’s order is meant to identify the still-anonymous individuals so that Puntarelli and the Archdiocese of Indianapolis (which operates the high school) can hold them responsible for what they perceive to be character defamation, even though the profile is no longer online…

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