Company files defamation lawsuit against anonymous Web poster August 23, 2008Posted by cyberpatrol in Anonymous, cybercrime.
Tags: cyberbullying, cybercrime
After executives at an Ann Arbor venture capital firm discovered an anonymous, negative Internet posting about the company, they weren’t just mad: They decided to sue.
In a court filing, EDF Ventures accused “John Doe” of defamation for implying in a comment posted on the Web that the people running the firm were dishonest. The comment was made on a California-based Web site called The Funded, which was created to allow entrepreneurs to rate investors anonymously. (more)