PrePaid Legal v. Sturtz Case Archive
- On Friday, August 10, attorneys from the
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) successfully defended
the speech rights of two anonymous Yahoo! message board
posters. A California State court found that the right of
Internet posters to speak anonymously outweighed a
company's desire to unmask their identities. August 13, 2001
- Electronic Frontier Foundation Media
Release: A California state court will hear oral argument this week in a
case that may determine the legal standard California will apply to
subpoenas requesting the identity of anonymous Internet speakers. The
case involves a subpoena issued by Pre-Paid Legal Services Inc. of
Oklahoma (PPLS) requesting the identity of eight posters on Yahoo!'s
"Pre-Paid" message board. EFF represents two of the J.
Does whose identities were subpoenaed, in a dispute between PPLS and
another (known) party. August 7, 2001
- This is the proposed order to allow the John/Jane Doe defendants
in this case to proceed under pseudonym.
- The motion by John/Jane Doe to proceed under pseudonym and
to Quash deposition subpoena directed to Yahoo!, Inc.