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Leading Internet Case Law

DISCLOSURE: Glassdoor Inc. v. Superior Court of Santa Clara County

Sixth Appellate Court for Santa Clara County, California (215 Cal. Rptr. 3d 395 (Cal. Ct. App. 2017), 10 March 2017

In a case involving the publication on the Glassdoor website of comments by an anonymous writer about his/her previous place of employment, Machine Zone, the Court considered whether the former employer could force the website to reveal the former employee’s name. In this case, the anonymous writer ultimately had his/her identity protected, but the case also stands as a warning that in certain circumstances, a website such as Glassdoor might be ordered to disclose the identity of a user.

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