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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Feb 13, 2013

A bill to block courts from granting subpoenas for the identities of anonymous commenters on news websites was unanimously approved 32-0 today in the Tennessee Senate, the Chattanooga Times Free Press reports. The proposal was sponsored by Sen. Brian Kelsey, R-Germantown, and does not include cases in which defamatory statements were made.