Judge recommends $14 million award to neo-Nazi trolling victim

Judge recommends $14 million award to neo-Nazi trolling victim

A US judge ruled that Neo-Nazi website publisher Andrew Anglin should pay $14 million in damages to a Jewish woman subjected to a ’troll storm’ at his urging. Anglin had allegedly published 30 articles on the Daily Stormer website about the woman, some of which had included contact information. She and her family subsequently received more than 700 harassing messages.

KCooper
KCooper
Paul C
Paul C 6 months

If this sets a legal precedent regarding so-called "troll storms," those Cavanaugh kids lawsuits are going to reap millions.

Rocky LeBlanc
Rocky LeBlanc 6 months

Very scary legal precedent. If we go down this rabbit hole there is no bottom to we will all run afoul of the law. The only way to save yourself would be turning to a hermit.

O'Brien
O'Brien 6 months

Buzzfeed, CNN and Pox are going to need adult diapers after this precendent covering doxing and harassment.

NotACerealKiller
NotACerealKiller 6 months

Wait, so everyone claiming that they're being harassed on Twitter... Can now sue for damages? Well shit. Can't see precedent such as this being abused at all...

MrVairhein
MrVairhein 6 months

well I now fully welcome people to harass me. bring it on bitches!

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