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Twitter, Law Firm Escape Suit by ‘Doxxed’ Right-Wing Activists

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Twitter Inc. and Cohen, Weiss, & Simon LLP were among several parties dismissed from a lawsuit brought by a right-wing activist who says he was fired from the New York Daily News after a left-wing activist exposed his personal information on Twitter.

Daniel D’Ambly filed the suit in September 2020, saying Christian Exoo “doxxed” him through his “@AntiFashGordon” Twitter handle in order to get him fired from the Daily News. D’Ambly also alleged Cohen Weiss committed legal malpractice when it failed to properly contest his termination on behalf of his union.

Exoo’s employer, St. Lawrence University; a Twitter executive, Vijaya Gadde; the Daily News; and Tribune Publishing Co. LLC are all also named as defendants. Additional plaintiffs also say they were doxxed by Exoo.

Judge John Michael Vazquez of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey granted the defendants’ motions to dismiss in two opinions Monday.

Vazquez threw out RICO…

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