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The AutoAdmit Scandal: The XOXOTH Secret Forum Identities

There’s a major controversy that’s been brewing at the law school forums at AutoAdmit (also known as Xoxoth). One of the forum posters involved in this scandal is AK-47, who used profane language to describe the intimate lives of women who were attending the top law schools in America in 2007. Some of these posts […]

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Fair Use Debate: People Posting Your Private Photos on Forums

From Rebecca Tushnet: Two Yale Law School students have sued posters on a law school discussion board (AutoAdmit, also known as Xoxohth) for defamation, related torts, misappropriation of personality, and copyright infringement, for reposting candid photos that were part of one student’s online collection at her own page. What happened (Wash. Post article) to these […]

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