TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Man drops lawsuit regarding personal info on LinkedIn

Daily Photo Galleries

Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, 6:46 p.m.
 

The head of a local nonprofit voluntarily dismissed his lawsuit seeking the identity of a person who published his personal information on a business social networking site, according to a court document filed Friday.

The notice filed by Rick D. Senft, president and chief executive officer of Passavant Memorial Homes, Marshall, doesn't say why he is dropping the lawsuit. He sued LinkedIn Corp. to find out who set up the account so that he could sue that person.

Jay Marinstein, one of Senft's lawyers, said in an email that Senft withdrew the lawsuit based on an agreement with the Mountain View, Calif., company but didn't say whether the company released the name of the person who set up the account. A representative of LinkedIn couldn't be reached for comment.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. With Malkin out, Penguins fall to Flyers, 4-1
  2. Authorities release name of Greensburg man who jumped off overpass onto Route 30
  3. Former Plum teacher says he warned district about possible inappropriate conduct
  4. Pirates notebook: Richard doesn’t exercise opt-out clause in contract
  5. Pirates’ McCutchen leaves game early, says he is not hurt
  6. Steelers re-sign DE Geathers
  7. Pirates planning on maximizing the versatility of Rodriguez
  8. A mayor and his dog: Peduto adopts from Western Pennsylvania Humane Society
  9. Jeannette teen ordered to stand trial in classmate’s slaying
  10. Time catches up with longstanding Port Vue group
  11. Wines claimed to be toxic with arsenic won’t be pulled by state Liquor Control Board