This list, maintained by the MLRC Institute, lists incidences in the United States in which online speech is threatened, whether through libel suits, criminal investigations, or other means. If you know of something we missed, please let us know. For more details on this list, see “Notes and Sources” below.
News America, Inc. v. Google, Inc., No. 05-MC-80179 (N.D. Cal. filed Aug. 4, 2005). Status: Dismissed by court
News Corp. subsidiary News America, publisher of the New York Post, subpoenaed Google to try to find the identity of a blogger who was posting the Post’s "Page 6" daily gossip column in total, except for the advertising. There was no further action in the case, although the site (http://page6blog.blogspot.com/) has been removed. The case was terminated by the court on May 4, 2006.