Lawsuit Names ISOC & IETF: Glassey v. MicroSemi Inc.

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On September 4th the Internet Society was served a complaint in a lawsuit titled "Todd S. 
Glassey vs MicroSemi Inc.” The complaint names, among others, the Internet Society and 
the IETF.  

The complaint <> 
as well as a motion to dismiss <> 
the complaint, which was filed on behalf of the Internet Society and the IETF 
on September 25th, are published here in the name of transparency.

We have been advised by our counsel that discussion of the merits of the 
complaint at this stage would be counterproductive, so no Internet Society 
employee or member of the IETF “management” (the IAB, IESG or IAOC) should 
engage in any discussion or answer any questions regarding the complaint or 
the motion while the case is active and we advise that the IETF community also 
refrain from such discussions.

Ray Pelletier
IETF Administrative Director
On Behalf of the IAOC