US Spying

Andre Chartrand, a former vice president of engineering, claims Solarflare Communications illegally fired and defamed him to retaliate for his refusal to participate with the government in “illegal international espionage” involving embedding “spy software for transmission to Chinese customers,” in San Diego Superior Court.

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Facebook Posts

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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