According to the lawsuit, Thompson suffered emotional distress
because of the postings and that the site content was not properly
supervised. He is seeking $120 million in damages. Requests to remove
the postings were faxed to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, but received
no response according
to the Bloomberg article.
Facebook responded by email to the lawsuit stating it was,
"Without merit" and that they would "fight it
Pary Aftab, a lawyer and the executive director of Wired Safety,
stated, “I think there is no liability because of what somebody
does on their Web site.”
As of this writing, the "I Hate Jack Thompson" group has
1,436 members and ironically Thompson's lawsuit is helping to promote
the group as word of the lawsuit spreads.