The High Court has today ordered internet provider UPC Communications to disclose the identity of a blogger who posted information about the Irish Red Cross on a website.
The charity says the internal information was “wilfully distorted and misconstrued” and had been posted anonymously.
It has now discontinued its proceedings against UPC and will continue to pursue the blogger by serving Google Inc in California, for facilitating the blog.
“Once we have identified the blogger/s, they can speak for themselves, and they will be given every opportunity to do so, and to justify their actions.
“Our good work at home and around the world continues via our network of over 6,000 volunteers of all ages, and our extensive base of skilled delegates and staff.
“This is made possible thanks to the generosity of the Irish public who trust the reputation of the Irish Red Cross which has been built over 70 years in providing dedicated humanitarian service to those most vulnerable.”
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