11 Dec 2013

Disqus scrambles after leak links offensive comments with email addresses

Author: dJackieLloydb | Filed under: News

Disqus is updating its widely-used comments platform after a Swedish tabloid exposed politicians and other public figures for allegedly making highly offensive comments on right-wing websites. The Swedish daily Expressen, working with an investigative journalism group , said it uncovered the identity of hundreds of people who left offensive comments at four right-wing websites through their email addresses. It then confronted the authors of the comments, many of whom freely admitted to writing them.

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