Tag Archive: FREE SPEECH

The Fight to Speak the Truth

Four years ago today, the defamation case against myself and 25 John Doe commenters was dismissed with prejudice.  Of course, we were all elated that the fight to allow my anonymous commenters to remain anonymous had ended favorably.  No one’s identity was revealed and their right to remain anonymous was upheld. Today, four years later, I am once again in a court battle regarding the First Amendment.  We are fighting to protect anonymous speech and…
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ACLU of Ohio Offers to Represent Anonymous Defendants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12.14.12 ACLU of Ohio Offers to Represent Anonymous Defendants in Jefferson County Defamation Case Defendants Have a First Amendment Right to Anonymous Online Speech and Should be Protected from a CyberSLAPP Lawsuit STEUBENVILLE, OH – Today, the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio announced that it has offered to represent a number of “John Doe” defendants in a defamation lawsuit and subpoena request currently pending in the Jefferson County Court of Common…
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