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A Texas trial court properly required certain Facebook posts at the center of a defamation case to be deleted as the litigation continues, an appeals court in the state ruled. The posts claimed that the plaintiff is a “Viet Cong spy living among the Vietnamese-American refugee population” and listed her address. The woman was threatened with violence and feared for her and her children’s safety.

HOUSTON – A Texas trial court properly required certain Facebook posts at the center of a defamation case to be deleted as the litigation continues, an appeals court in the state ruled. The posts claimed that the plaintiff is a “Viet Cong spy living among the Vietnamese-American refugee population” and listed her address. The woman was threatened with violence and feared for her and her children’s safety.

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