Tech Company Brings Suit Against CMP Unit's Message Board Users
By Dylan Stableford
, a Sunnyvale, California-based telecom technology and security company, is suing 10 message board users of CMP's newly-acquired Light Reading
, an integrated business media and online publisher serving the telecom industry.
, filed in Superior Court of California in Santa Clara County last month, claims that up to 10 of Light Reading's message board users;"Does 1-10" including "infranet_rulz" and "exJuniper981" according to court filings;posted libelous statements defaming Juniper, and that the statements "could lead to a material decline" in the company's profits. Juniper is seeking undisclosed compensatory damages.
, Juniper alleges that the users;whose true identities, the suit states, are uncertain and therefore are being pursued under fictitious names;posted false statements intending to "injure" the company.
On December 21, Light Reading published
a story about the suit that, not surprisingly, has drawn 80 posts
on its message board.
See Related Court Documents: Juniper Networks, Inc. v. DOES 1-10