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Memphis Police Director Sues To Identify Blogger Critical Of Police Department


First Posted: 07-25-08 09:35 AM   |   Updated: 08- 2-08 05:12 AM

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Memphis Commercial Appeal:

Memphis Police Director Larry Godwin and the city of Memphis have filed a lawsuit to learn who operates a blog harshly critical of Godwin and his department.

The lawsuit asks AOL to produce all information related to the identity of an e-mail address linked to MPD Enforcer 2.0, a blog popular with police officers that has been extremely critical of police leadership at 201 Poplar.

"In what could be a landmark case of privacy and the 1st Amendment," the anonymous bloggers write on the site, "Godwin has illegally used his position and the City of Memphis as a ram to ruin the Constitution of the United States.

Read the whole story: Memphis Commercial Appeal

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