Revenge: Blogger Posts Journalists’ Addresses


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After a New York newspaper, The Journal News,published an interactive database of all the gun-permit holders in the region, an angered blogger retaliated by posting the names and addresses of almost every employee of the publication.

Christopher Fountain said he was offended by the paper’s “conflating legal gun owners with some crazed tormented devil up in Newtown,” and “wondered how they would like it if their addresses were published.”

The spark that lit the powder keg: emails he said he received from “abused women who were under protective order and in hiding” who said they feared for their safety after their information was posted on The Journal News database. 

{Andy Newscenter}


  1. The newspaper was irresponsible in printing the names of all those who have gun licenses. Now the others in the neighborhood aren’t as safe, as burglars know they don’t have a defensive weapon to fear.

    Now we see another side. This horrible paper revealed the location of abused women who were under protective order and in hiding. That is terribly vicious.