Aug 092010
 
 August 9, 2010  Court, Featured News, Non-U.S., Online

Nick Goodway reports:

Nighthawk Energy today said it had unmasked online investment chatroom users who targeted it with “persistent defamatory and untrue postings”.

The AIM-listed oil company went to court to force the websites advfn.com and iii.co.uk to reveal the identities of anonymous message posters.

Following a ruling in the High Court, Nighthawk said: “Both iii and ADVFN are assisting the company with providing the relevant information including details of the posters.”

Read more on This is London.

Hat-tip, LawandLit

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