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We're the Only Ones Suing Bloggers Enough

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Freedom is under assult in Memphis:
Memphis Police Director Larry Godwin and the city of Memphis have filed a lawsuit to learn who operates a blog harshly critical of Godwin and his department.

The lawsuit asks AOL to produce all information related to the identity of an e-mail address linked to MPD Enforcer 2.0, a blog popular with police officers that has been extremely critical of police leadership at 201 Poplar.

"In what could be a landmark case of privacy and the 1st Amendment," the anonymous bloggers write on the site, "Godwin has illegally used his position and the City of Memphis as a ram to ruin the Constitution of the United States.
So the blog is run by cops, critical of the city officials and higher ups in the PD. And their answer is to sue to find out who is writing this stuff.

I'm glad they've got time for that, because you know there's not any other real crime to worry about in Memphis.

   

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