Educators sue Google for defamatory blog takedown

Two New York City school officials are suing for Google to unveil the identity of a blogger who has accused them of pedophilia, incompetence, rape and racism, the New York Post reports. Norman Thomas High School Principal Philip Martin Jr. and Assistant Principal Neil Monheit say the anonymous blogger is spreading false information and wish to clear the air. The allegations appear in a post under an allegedly fake biography of Philip Martin Jr. The heading reads: “Philip Martin Jr, Pedophile, NYC Department of Education.” The Blogspot entry accuses the principal of being late to work, early to leave, being unable to read and write properly, and having “unprotected sex” with “female teenagers.”

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