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Find Identity of Anonymous Online Defamer?

Philadelphia, PA |

Hey, I’m running a blog and one of my readers has taken serious offense to one of my posts. They are posting very defamatory things on a public website (claiming I abuse drugs and I have threatened them). None of these things are true and I want to sue this person, but I don’t know who they really are besides their user name. Is there any way for me to find their identity and bring them to court?

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Simple. Get a local lawyer to subpoena the internet service provider. I'm sorry, but my firm doesn't handle this type of case, only very serious personal injury cases. Good luck to you.

The answer does not create an attorney/client relationship and is for informational purposes only.

Lassen Law Firm
1515 Market St #1510
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Licensed in PA & NJ. 29% Contingency Fee. Phone: 215-510-6755


Prior to getting involved with the costs of litigation decide if it is worth it. Maybe use your blog to post 5 "intelligent comments" and feature the negative as a hyperlinked quote as a "diverse opinion" .

They will probably not bother after that.

Please note that we are not forming an attorney - client relationship and the advice is meant to be general. Law Offices of Joel J. Kofsky 1616 Walnut Street Suite 2110 Philadelphia, PA 19103

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