The High Court ordered financial and city information website iii to disclose the identity of the anonymous bulletin board correspondent. The ‘Mortlake Millionaire’ was revealed to be Shaheen Hussain a senior consultant in the London office of Cap Gemini Ernst & Young.
Hussain, who lives in Mortlake, London was alleged to have used a company lap top computer and email address to send his comments to the bulletin board. He denied liability, calling the comments ‘misplaced humour’ and that the company had ‘mistaken irony’ for libellous comment.
10 Group chairman Andy Moore was upset by the comments made which have now been removed from the site.
Martin Liberson, lawyer for Birmingham-based 10 Group plc, said: ‘Chairmen of quoted companies might be considered fair game for comment by shareholders and city analysts and my client Mr Moore has broad shoulders and a ready sense of humour. But when his family was dragged into the proceedings he felt that such comment had gone far enough.?
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