Wired reports on a legal case with important implications for the future of online anonymity--and the ability of internet users to post damaging comments online without fear of repercussions. "Women named Jill and Hillary should be raped": Those are the words of "AK-47," a poster to the college-admissions web forum AutoAdmit.com. AK-47 was one of a handful of students heaping misogynist scorn on women attending the nations' top law schools in 2007, in posts so vile they spurred a national debate on the limits of online anonymity, and an unprecedented federal lawsuit aimed at unmasking and punishing the posters.

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