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D.C. and New York Courts Set Forth Differing Standards for Unmasking Anonymous Speakers

Within four days of each other, courts in D.C. and New York issued opinions setting forth the standard necessary to compel the discovery of the identity of anonymous speakers in cases in which the plaintiffs alleged that the anonymous speech defamed them. While they considered identical issues, the courts came to different conclusions regarding the strength […]