Cyberbullying Victim Files Legal Proceeding Seeking Preservation of Evidence, Court-Ordered Disclosure of Identity of Anonymous Cyberbully-User
PUBLISHED BY: Beth Ruggiero
New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) October 26, 2017 – Cyberbullying victim files NY legal proceeding against Twitter, Inc., and PeriscopeTV seeking preservation of evidence and court-ordered disclosure of identity of anonymous cyberbully-user.
A special proceeding was filed on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, and an Order to Show Cause signed by Justice Erika M. Edwards, in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, in Manhattan, in a cyberbullying and Internet harassment matter targeting the Petitioner, Ms. Lindsey Shamblen, an authorized user of the Twitter and PeriscopeTV platforms, seeking pre-action discovery, disclosure and preservation of evidence relevant to the anonymous cyberbully, specifically including evidence containing identifying information, as against Respondent(s) Twitter, Inc., and PeriscopeTV.
This special proceeding centers around a persistent, continuing and highly egregious case of anonymous cyberbullying and Internet-based bullying, harassment, defamation, stalking and “doxing,” involving and targeting the Petitioner, Ms. Lindsey Shamblen, and several other similarly-situated users of the Twitter and Periscope social media platforms.
By and through her verified petition, the Petitioner submits that the factual and legal issues presented by this special proceeding have a significant public importance, not only to Petitioner and several targeted members of her family, but also to the many millions of current and former victims of unconscionable, Internet-based cyberbullying, cyber-stalking and other computer-based abuses and crimes occurring, worldwide.
The Petitioner, Ms. Lindsey Shamblen, is represented by the Law Office of Aaron R. Pam, a New York attorney and solo practitioner with extensive experience in civil and criminal litigation, trial practice, and appellate matters.
Counsel for Respondent(s) Twitter, Inc., and PeriscopeTV has not yet appeared in response to the filing of this special proceeding, filed under New York state law, seeking pre-action discovery, disclosure and preservation of evidence relevant to the underlying cyberbullying matters.
Aaron R. Pam, Esq.
P.O. Box 341
White Plains, New York 10602