Internet Cases: “A financial consulting company has filed a lawsuit in federal court in Colorado alleging that certain anonymous web users have posted defamatory statements about the plaintiff on blogs and in message forums. The plaintiff asked the court for an order permitting it to serve subpoenas . . . to uncover the identity of the anonymous bloggers.” The case is 20/20 Financial Consulting, Inc. v. Does 1-5.
Law.com: “Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. was slammed with $250 million in punitive damages . . . in the largest-ever award in a gender bias case. . . . [Novartis is] liable for discrimination against women employees in pay, promotion and pregnancy policies.”