The Sacramento Bee reports:
A Virginia judge has asked Twitter to provide more information about the authors of two anonymous parody accounts that heckle California Republican Rep. Devin Nunes before deciding whether to dismiss the congressman’s lawsuit against the social media company.
Judge John Marshall is weighing a request from San Francisco-based Twitter to dismiss Nunes’ lawsuit on the grounds that it does not belong in Virginia.
Marshall asked Twitter to provide the names and addresses of the anonymous authors behind the two accounts, the gross amount of revenue for Twitter in 2018 and the first half of 2019 and the number of Twitter accounts in Virginia.
Earlier this year, the CA lawmaker sued Twitter and two parody accounts known as “Devin Nunes’ Cow” and “Devin Nunes’ Mom.”
Nunes alleges Twitter allowed the accounts to defame him.https://t.co/gtNeuxvrRV
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) August 30, 2019
For those who have asked about the legal fund, I’m providing the link. Any funds not used for the lawsuit will be given to the Democrat running against Nunes. Please DON’T feel obligated💗🐮 https://t.co/9l1sxCFuKb
— Devin Nunes’ cow 🐮 (@DevinCow) August 9, 2019
No. Go sit in the corner and think about what you’ve done🐮 https://t.co/8pD9SfM6nC
— Devin Nunes’ cow 🐮 (@DevinCow) August 30, 2019