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Texas Couple’s Suit against Internet Posters

July 6, 2012

Mark and Rhonda Lesher filed a defamation lawsuit after anonymous commenters from the Internet forum Topix.com posted thousands of posts accusing them of being drug dealers, criminals and sexual deviants. On Friday, April 20, a jury awarded the Texas couple $13.75 million. According to Meagan Hassan, the Lesher’s attorney, this award is the largest award […]

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