Date: 2011-05-30 Docket: 07-CV-39927SR. Blishen J. | Link
In this internet defamation action, the plaintiff moved for the disclosure of the e-mail addresses and personal subscriber information provided when the accounts were registered, the IP addresses used to register the accounts and the IP addresses used to post the messages. The original decision of Kershman J. was appealed and the court ordered the matter remitted to a different motions judge for reconsideration of the principles outlined in the decision. The discussion of "reasonable expectation of anonymity" starts at para 17. Discussion of public interest outweighing interests of freedom of expression and right to privacy starts at para 46.