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 our right to speak the truth.  Deric Lostutter has filed a SLAPP action in federal court and is representing himself.  To date, he has filed hundreds of pages of handwritten jibberish forcing our attorney to review his illegible word salad.  Lostutter is now firing off subpoenas even though discovery is not permitted since we have filed a Motion to Dismiss based on lack of personal … Continue reading →