Greenbaum v. Google, Inc., No. 102063/07 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., New York County dismissed Oct. 23, 2007).
Status: Dismissed.

Elected Lawrence, N.Y. school board Member Pamela Greenbaum filed suit against Google, seeking the identity of the author of the “OrthoMom” blog (, in order to sue for statements on the blog that criticized Greenbaum’s position on use of public school facilities by private religious school students. “Orthomom” intervened in the case in order to prevent disclosure of her identity. On Oct. 23, 2007, the court dismissed the suit on the grounds that "Orthomom"’s statements on her blog were opinion, and not capable of defamatory meaning.

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