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[ih] Defamation lawsuit brought by self-proclaimed email "inventor" settles

Shiva got $750G in a settlement with Gawker Media over an article they
wrote about the email controversy in 2012 (this was part of the settlement
that got Hulk Hogan $31M). Since then, his philosophy is to try to sue
detractors into the ground.


On Fri, May 31, 2019 at 2:05 PM John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:

> In article <
> CAEoi9W5bhaB2TaVvHDmKjz8XG2mPgSY6MoHvA74J4hSVShckDg at mail.gmail.com>,
> Dan Cross <crossd at gmail.com> wrote:
> >One wonders why anyone should bother, but I am curious: If he were
> ignored,
> >would he fall into the obscurity he so readily deserves, or would he
> >continue burrowing through the legal system to try to force the issue?
> His legal tactic has been to sue people who publicly challenge his
> story for libel, interference with prospective economic advantage, and
> infliction of emotional distress.  If we ignore him, I can't see how
> we're doing any of those.
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