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ESPN Seeks Sanctions For Ex-Analyst's Twitter Bot Claims

Law360 (July 30, 2018, 5:01 PM EDT) -- ESPN Inc. wants a former employee suing over sexual harassment to be sanctioned for accusing it of using Twitter bots to defame and harass her online, telling a Connecticut federal court that those allegations "are utterly lacking in factual support."

The Twitter allegations were tied to a false light invasion of privacy claim buried in the nearly 100-page complaint Adrienne Lawrence filed in March, which said she was fired when she complained about sexual harassment and the network's "frat house" culture. She accused ESPN of operating...
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