Orange County Register editor Ken Brusic announced Tuesday that OCRegister.com users will need to use Facebook in order to post comments on the website starting later this week.

“While many signed up and interacted in good faith, others took the opportunity to use the public forum to post inappropriate and hateful speech,” Brusic said in a letter to readers.

OCRegister.com will make the switch to Facebook Thursday night, forcing those highly opinionated readers that aren’t on Facebook to sign up for an account.

After the jump is Brusic’s entire letter:

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