FC: Request for help on case involving subpoenas and anonymity

From: Declan McCullagh (declanat_private)
Date: Fri Jul 27 2001 - 09:21:30 PDT

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    [Forwarded with permission. Harvey and Andrew have done some remarkable 
    work  on behalf of liberty and I hope folks can help them. But remember, 
    technology is a more steadfast friend of anonymity than the law. Practice 
    safe computing! --DBM]
    From: "Harvey A. Silverglate" <hasat_private>
    To: "'McCullagh, Declan'" <declanat_private>
    Cc: <agoodat_private>
    Subject: anonymity in e-mail
    Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2001 11:24:02 -0400
    	Andy Good and I are litigating a case in the Supreme Judicial Court of
    Massachusetts in which one of our claims is that a subpoena seeking
    production of e-mails is violative of the First Amendment where some of that
    e-mail was sent and received anonymously and where it involves political
    speech.  We're interested in knowing the latest cases being litigated in
    this area so that we can be in touch with counsel in those cases in order to
    get copies of their briefs. Can you be of any help in pointing us in the
    right direction?
    	Please respond to both Andy <agoodat_private> and me, since I'll be
    leaving town this afternoon, not returning til Saturday night.
    	Mucho thanks. Hope you're well, and happy, and not running out of pretty
    women to photograph.
    Harvey A. Silverglate
    83 Atlantic Avenue
    Boston, MA 02110
    Ofc tel 617/523-5933
    Ofc fax 617/523-7554
    Res tel 617/661-9156
    Res fax 617/492-4925
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