Mayhew v. Dunn, No. _____ (Vt. Super. Ct., Windham County filed Nov. 16, 2007).
Status: Claims against blog dismissed (March 13, 2008)

Effie Mayhew, a volunteer with Rescue, Inc., which provides emergency medical services in southern Vermont, sued former Rescue Inc. executive director David Dunn and the owners of the community blog site over comments posted to the site by Dunn. Dunn was responding to criticism in a previous, anonymous posting on the site and a letter by Mayhew that was published by the Brattleboro Reformer. The comment that Dunn posted on alleged that Mayhew and other critics had been involved in improper sexual behavior on Rescue, Inc. premises. On March 13, 2008, the court dismissed the claims against the blog, citing section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

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