iXL Enterprises v. Doe

Topic(s): 
Internet Free Speech — Right To Speak Anonymously
Docket Number: 
2000
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Case Description: 

Suit by company alleging that one of its employees was violating his obligations by posting comments about the company on a Yahoo! Message board; because plaintiff has been told that defendant is not an employee, motion to quash alleges that this is a deliberate effort to chill free speech. Plaintiff eventually went bankrupt and the lawsuit was dropped.