Blogger Asks Texas High Court To Protect Anonymous Speech

Law360, Houston (November 7, 2013, 6:33 PM EST) -- A blogger accused of defaming The Reynolds & Reynolds Co. told the Texas Supreme Court Thursday that the automobile dealer support company must prove it can legally sue him in state court before Google Inc. can be forced to reveal his identity.

Shelly L. Skeen of Blume Faulkner Skeen & Northam PLLC argued to the high court that her client, known by the pseudonym “Trooper,” has a First Amendment right to anonymous free speech that cannot be circumvented with a court-ordered deposition of Google until Reynolds...
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