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Fla.: Sheriff’s office sues to ID deputies behind web posts

August 06, 2005

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Fla.: Sheriff’s office sues to ID deputies behind web posts

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By Thomas W. Krause, The Tampa Tribune

TAMPA - Top brass at the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, growing weary of Web site postings they say include racist and sexist comments, have filed a lawsuit to identify the authors.

Critics of the suit say the top brass are more worried about negative comments made about them.

Copies of several postings were included in the lawsuit filed Friday. The suit, filed against one or more John Does it says are Hillsborough deputies, asks for an injunction to stop anonymous deputies from posting messages on

For full story, visit: Sheriff’s Office Sues To ID Deputies Behind Web Posts

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