'Shitty Media Men' Suit Wants Accusers Unmasked By Google

Law360 (January 24, 2019, 4:20 PM EST) -- Stephen Elliott, a writer who sued for defamation last year after being named on an internet list of “Shitty Media Men” who have been accused of sexual misconduct, asked for a subpoena in New York federal court Wednesday that would force Google to identify those who contributed to the shared document.

Elliott, who filed the case in October against journalist Moira Donegan and “Jane (1-30) Does,” asked for an early-stage order that would force Google to hand over “documents, computer data and information” that can be used to unmask those unnamed defendants.

“Plaintiff, through the instant action, seeks to challenge the...

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