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2. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Oct 16, 2013, 08:39 nin
 
Yeah, it's great that people are concerned about righting a wrong, but in the digital age, we need to be careful. In the Boston bombings the /r crew had a totally different (incorrect) person pegged, and was sending out all this info about them.

Unfortunately (or perhaps fortunately, for their reputation) that person had committed suicide a week or two before the bombings ever happened.

One mistake can potentially ruin the wrong persons life.
 
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