Andrews Computer & Online Industry Litigation Reporter
March 27, 2001
Copyright (c) 2001 Andrews Publications
AOL SUCCESSFUL IN CHALLENGING ANONYMOUS CHAT ROOM SUBPOENA
America Online v. Anonymous Publicly Traded Company
In a matter of first impression, the Virginia Supreme Court struck a trial court order calling for America Online to produce the names of subscribers who allegedly made defamatory statements about an anonymous company in AOL chat rooms. Although the...