Proposed S.D. law would require websites to collect information on anonymous sources for libel and slander lawsuits
MITCHELL, S.D. - A South Dakota lawmaker wants to require bloggers and operators of other Web sites to collect information about the source of anonymously posted content so the information can be used in libel and slander lawsuits.
Republican Rep. Noel Hamiel, who represents Aurora and Davison counties, introduced the legislation as a two-bill package last week in the state House of Representatives.
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