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17 Jun 2017, 7:45 am by Walter Olson
Eugene Volokh blogs about legal stratagems used to get Google to de-index damaging articles [first, second, third, fourth posts, plus more here and here] More from Paul Alan Levy on the issue of requests based on fictional litigants here and here. [read post]
14 May 2019, 8:46 am by Eugene Volokh
A very interesting post by Paul Alan Levy (Public Citizen), who is a leading expert on this sort of thing; much worth reading, if you're interested on the use and abuse of copyright claims online. [read post]
22 May 2015, 4:49 pm
This is the case I blogged about Tuesday; Paul Alan Levy’s post discusses the case in much more detail — if you’re interested in trademark law and free speech, check it out. [read post]
1 Aug 2014, 6:39 pm
Paul Alan Levy, a leading public interest lawyer at Public Citizen, is involved in the latest phase of the Brett Kimberlin saga: “Readers of this blog may recall that Brett Kimberlin has filed a defamation action against two dozen bloggers and other defendants; Public Citizen is in the case for the limited purpose of defending the anonymity of one of the bloggers. [read post]
8 Nov 2017, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Eugene Volokh and Paul Alan Levy have been among those recently exposing as fraudulent some practitioners of the art known as “libel takedown” or “de-indexing injunctions. [read post]
10 Aug 2012, 10:37 am by Eugene Volokh
(Eugene Volokh) So reports Paul Alan Levy (Public Citizen Consumer Law & Policy Blog), with links to various documents, including the letter objecting to the subpoena, which in turn includes the subpoena as Exhibit A: Shelby County, a government body in the southwestern corner of Tennessee that contains the city of Memphis, has subpoenaed Memphis’ daily newspaper, the Commercial Appeal, seeking to identify the authors of roughly ten thousand anonymous… [read post]
12 Dec 2017, 4:43 pm by Paul Levy
by Paul Alan Levy Eugene Volokh has a short article this morning about the brief concurring opinion filed by an appellate judge in Breen v. [read post]
19 Mar 2017, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
“Utah poised to outlaw mentioning people’s names online with intent to ‘abuse’ or ‘harass’” [Eugene Volokh] In win for Paul Alan Levy, Eugene Volokh & co., filer of fake R.I. lawsuits aimed at search engine takedown agrees to settle [Consumer Law & Policy, earlier] Activists shut down speech at Ontario university by criminal defense lawyer who helped CBC radio host beat sex-assault rap… [read post]
26 Oct 2016, 3:05 am by Walter Olson
Fuller investigation of that “reputation management” ruse of filing dummy court cases with the aim of getting critical web posts taken down [Eugene Volokh and Paul Alan Levy, Levy first and second followups, earlier here and here] “When Civic Participation Means Shaming A Non-Voter’s Kid” [my Cato post about an ill-considered public service announcement] Why America’s regulation problem is so intractable:… [read post]
10 Mar 2015, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Operator of consumer-gripe sites repels subpoena seeking identity of disgruntled consumer posters [Paul Alan Levy] “ACLU: Cancellation of Redskins Trademark Was Unconstitutional” [WSJ Law Blog] Islamists’ targeting of writers and intellectuals in the West for murder is happening rather too often to count as random noise [Eugene Volokh, case of Tennessee professor] American secularist blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh [Guardian] … [read post]
4 Nov 2016, 8:56 am by Eugene Volokh
Max Mitchell (the Legal Intelligencer) writes about the Philadelphia courts’ response to the suspicious court cases with missing defendants that are aimed at getting Web pages taken down or deindexed — four of the 25 cases that fit the pattern Paul Alan Levy and I wrote about were in Philadelphia. [read post]
22 Nov 2016, 4:07 pm by Eugene Volokh
Paul Alan Levy, who cowrote our post on dozens of suspicious court cases, with missing defendants, aiming at getting web pages taken down or deindexed, has been investigating the matter further, by intervening in a federal district court case that fit this pattern. [read post]
8 Jun 2015, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
., Volokh, Paul Alan Levy] “Department Of Justice Uses Grand Jury Subpoena To Identify Anonymous Commenters on a Silk Road Post at Reason.com” [Ken White/Popehat, Wired, Scott Greenfield] Bans on the singing of sectarian songs, as in the Scotland case mentioned here recently, are perhaps less surprisingly also a part of law in Northern Ireland [Belfast Telegraph, BBC] UK government “now arresting and even jailing people simply for speaking… [read post]
30 Dec 2015, 3:32 am by Walter Olson
Federal Circuit court of appeals says government can’t deny trademark as “disparaging” just because it frowns on its expressive content, implications are favorable for Washington Redskins in their legal case [Eugene Volokh, Paul Alan Levy, In Re Simon Shiao Tam opinion, case won by past Overlawyered guestblogger Ron Coleman] Mentally ill man walks into San Diego county recorder’s office, submits properly filled-out deed… [read post]
12 Mar 2012, 5:31 pm by Eugene Volokh
(Eugene Volokh) The opinion (Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign Committee, Inc. v. [read post]
10 Oct 2016, 11:17 am by Eugene Volokh
I just wanted to thank Giles Miller of Lynx Insights & Investigations very much for all his help with research on Paul Alan Levy’s and my post about questionable Internet takedown cases. [read post]
14 Mar 2017, 1:42 pm by Eugene Volokh
(Jim Young/Reuters) Back in October of last year, Paul Alan Levy (Public Citizen) and I wrote about various libel cases brought against defendants who seemed not to exist. [read post]
10 Oct 2016, 5:18 am by Paul Levy
BY PAUL ALAN LEVY AND EUGENE VOLOKH There are about 25 court cases throughout the country that have a suspicious profile: All involve allegedly self-represented plaintiffs, yet they have similar snippets of legalese that suggest a common organization behind them. [read post]
14 May 2014, 2:57 pm
The anonymous commenter was represented by Paul Alan Levy of Public Citizen, who has a fair and accurate blog post about this; here’s an excerpt: [T]he court decided that the discovery was not relevant to the state court infringement action [and thus the unmasking of the commenter was unjustified] …. [read post]
17 May 2017, 6:27 am by Eugene Volokh
Background: As Paul Alan Levy (Public Citizen) and I noted back in October, a “reputation management” organization seems to be responsible for many — perhaps two dozen or more — libel cases filed against fake defendants. [read post]