Pa. Consulting Firm Sues Online Commenters For Libel

Law360, Philadelphia (September 20, 2013, 2:05 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania business consulting firm sued three anonymous Internet commenters Thursday in state court for statements posted on a website aimed at prospective employees, claiming they falsely called the company a “cult” and compared it to Scientology.

Gap International Inc., which claims to provide diagnostic programs for public corporations, says the statements posted on the website are defamatory and seeks damages and injunctive relief.

“The defendants have worked in concert to engage in a campaign of outrageous conduct that is so extreme as to go...
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