THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Ratings sites flourish behind a veil of anonymity

By Sacha Pfeiffer
Globe Staff / September 20, 2006

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The phenomenon began with websites like RateMyProfessors.com, which lets college students nationwide evaluate faculty by posting anonymous comments that are often entertaining and sometimes scathing. (Full article: 1107 words)

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