In response to a controversial Web site that exposes the identities of criminal informants, federal judges of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania have adopted a plan designed to make it impossible for any visitor to the court's Web site to discern whether a defendant is cooperating with authorities. In adopting the plan, the Eastern District becomes the second federal court to directly address the controversy sparked by the "Who's a Rat?" Web site.
Pa. Courts Move to Protect Informants From 'Who's a Rat?' Web Site
The Legal Intelligencer
July 17, 2007