Friday, March 23, 2007
'The Situation Online': How ParkRidge47 was identified
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The man behind the hugely popular anti-Hillary Clinton video revealed his identity last night-- and it cost him his job. Phil de Vellis writes on The Huffington Post that he did it, and he's "proud of it."
But de Vellis, formerly of Blue State Digital, an Internet consulting firm that does work for Barack Obama's campaign, didn't come forward without some online detective work. It was liberal bloggers who uncovered de Vellis' identity. (Watch video: CNN's Jacki Schechner looks into how the creator of a controversial internet ad was discovered)
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