Online attacks, real-life consequences

"Widespread collection of personal data online frequently prompts debate about privacy, but there is one group of people that has largely managed to remain behind a wall of anonymity, says Danielle Citron: perpetrators of online threats and harassment.

On the one hand, the government knows everything about us. . And at the same time, these anonymous posters can’t be found? They can’t both be true,” said Citron, a University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law professor."