Citizen Media Law Project: “Disbarred Florida attorney and critic of the video game industry Jack Thompson, proceeding pro se, filed a complaint against Facebook, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on September 29, 2009. The Complaint asserts three counts against Facebook for Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress, Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress, and Negligent Supervision based on Facebook’s failure to remove certain postings advocating violence against Mr. Thompson. The lawsuit seeks compensatory damages ‘in excess of ten million dollars and punitive damages in excess of thirty million dollars’ for each count.”
See the complaint filed by the plaintiff.
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