The days of anonymous commenting on The Huffington Post are numbered. Founder Arianna Huffington said in a question-and-answer session with reporters in Boston Wednesday that the online news site plans to require users to comment on stories under their real names, beginning next month.
This last statement is highly offensive, no? Freedom of expression is not "given" or granted to anyone, it is a human right. I guess Huffington would have told the authors of the Federalist Papers to take a hike.“Freedom of expression is given to people who stand up for what they’re saying and not hiding behind anonymity,” she said. . . .