Tag Archives: 18 Civ. 03501

In Dismissing DNC Case, Judge Koeltl Emphasizes First Amendment Right to Publish Material Stolen By Others

In an opinion Tuesday, Judge Koeltl dismissed the case brought by the Democratic National Committee and accusing the Wikileaks, the Trump Campaign and others of conspiring with Russia to steal DNC emails in 2016 so as to help President Trump’s election chances (see prior coverage here). Judge Koeltl dismissed a large portion of the case … Continue Reading

Judge Koeltl Allows DNC to Serve Wikileaks by Twitter

Last week, via a memo endorsement, Judge Koeltl granted the Democratic National Committee’s motion to serve Wikileaks by Twitter in the DNC’s case over the 2016 election hacks (see our coverage here). The DNC argued that “[w]hile WikiLeaks’ physical presence is difficult to discern, it has a robust online presence, including an active presence on … Continue Reading

Democratic National Committee Sues Russia and Trump Officials Over Hacking

The complaint, filed today, alleges a broad conspiracy to benefit Donald Trump’s candidacy: Russian agents made clear that their government supported Trump and was prepared to use stolen emails and other information to damages his opponent and the Democratic party. Rather than report these repeated messages that Russia intended to interfere with U.S. elections, the … Continue Reading
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