Description: Company lawsuit against anonymous bloggers for posting fake press release concerning climate change.
Koch Industries, Inc. v. John Does 1-25
12/28/2010 Complaint Download Complaint filed. Koch Industries filed a lawsuit seeking to punish anonymous pranksters who claimed in a fake press release posted on the internet that it was discontinuing funding to climate denial groups. The lawsuit alleged that defendants issued the fake press release and set up a fake website with the intent to deceive and confuse the public and to disrupt and harm Koch Industries’ business and reputation, and that as a result the company’s business and reputation were harmed.