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Policeman Demands Names from Newspaper

FORT LAUDERDALE (CN) - After the Sun-Sentinel newspaper published an article under the headline, "Officer accused of sending nude photos of ex-lover," several people posted defamatory, pseudonymous statements about the officer on the newspaper's Internet message board, the policeman says. Pembroke Pines police Officer Daniel Rakofsky wants the newspaper to tell him who those people are.

Rakofsky sued the Sun-Sentinel and its corporate parent, the Tribune Co., in a pure bill for discovery in Broward County Court.

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