Barbara Farris and Brandy Owen have obtained legal representation for activities committed by Joey Dauben and other members of his ECO publication.
Victim of cyberstalking and harrasment:
Resident of Florida
Resident of Texas
Abuse commited by: Joey Dauben, Presley Crow and Brannon Bridge
Repeated, unwanted, intrusive, and frightening communications from the perpetrator byfalsified attacks made threw means of the internet.
Making direct or indirect threats to harm the victim, the victim’s children, relatives, friends, or pets.
Damaging or threatening to damage the victim’s reputaion.
Harassing victim through the internet.
Posting information or spreading rumors about the victim on the internet, in a public place, or by word of mouth.
Obtaining personal information about the victim by accessing public records, using internet search services, contacting victim’s friends, family work, or neighbors, etc.
Obtaining third party information and posting the information as true and verified information which includes false information, parties also violated a court order issued by Ellis county to have no comunication on the internet: Presly Crow and Brannon Bridge violate a court order by posting information for Joey Dauben who has harrassed victims above also included Freedom of The Press:
This cease and Desist will be for all parties of Freedom of The Press (ECO)
RE: Cease and desist from [stalking/harassing/etc.]
Dear Joey Dauben, Presley Crow and Brannon Bridge
This CEASE AND DESIST ORDER is to inform you that your persistent actions including but not limited to posting falsified information and making direct actacks through means of the internet, have become unbearable. You are ORDERED TO STOP such activities immediately as they are being done in violation of the federal and state laws.
I have the right to remain free from these activities as they constitute [harassment/stalking/etc.], and I will pursue any legal remedies available to me against you if these activities continue. These remedies include but are not limited to: contacting law enforcement to obtain criminal sanctions against you, and suing you civilly for damages I have incurred as a result of your actions.
Again, you must IMMEDIATELY STOP AND REMOVE all material using my name along with any association of mine and send me written confirmation that you will stop such activities. You risk incurring some very severe legal consequences if you fail to comply with this demand.
This letter acts as your final warning to discontinue this unwanted conduct before I pursue legal actions against you. At this time, I have contacted the authorities and obtained legal councel on behalf of Brandy Owen and myself for your article written in ECO by: Joey Dauben and Presly Crow also we have taken a action filing civil and criminal charges against you, I hoped we could have resolved this matter without authoritative involvement. I am not under any circumstances, however, waiving any legal rights I have presently, or future legal remedies against you by sending you this letter. This order acts as FINAL NOTICE for you to cease your illegal activities.
To ensure compliance with this letter, and to halt and remove all material published by: Presley Crow, Brannon Bridge and Joey Dauben before any further legal action, I may take against you, I require you to fill in and sign the attached form and mail or email it back to me within 10 days of your receipt of this letter. Failure to do so will act as evidence of your infringement upon my legal rights, and I will immediately seek legal avenues to remedy the situation and have all material removed.
The following material has been forwarded to law enforcement along with this cease and desist. ECO article, all social networking and youtube videos.
We request you to respond
CEASE AND DESIST COMPLIANCE AGREEMENT
I, Joey Dauben, Presley Crow, Brannon Bridge do hereby agree to stop and remove all material related to Barbara Farris and Brandy Owen which are in violation of Barbara Farris and Brandy Owen’s rights. I understand that this is my final chance to cease these activities. I understand that Barbara Farris and Brandy Owen potentially has the right to pursue legal action against me relating to my engagement in these activities, but [he/she] will not pursue those rights in contemplation of my compliance with this written demand. I further understand that Barbara Farris and Brandy Owen has not waived [his/her] rights and may pursue legal remedies against me if I fail to abide by this notification. I understand that this is not specifically limited to the activities named herein. I will not engage in any activity now or in the future done for the purpose of [stalking/harassing Barbara Farris and Brandy Owen. I furthermore agree not to engage in any activity, regardless of its official title, that is done in violation of Barbara Farris and Brandy Owen‘s legal rights. If I fail to cease performing these activities,Barbara Farris and Brandy Owen may pursue legal action against me in accordance [his/her] legal rights. This agreement acts as a legal notification according to federal and State laws. Forbearing enforcement of legally enforceable remedies is sufficient consideration to support this agreement.
Any statements made through means of social networks, orally, written, including Youtube or otherwise which are not contained herein shall impact on all parties’ rights or obligations elaborated in this agreement.
Violations commited by parties above:
18 U.S.C. 875(c), it is a federal crime, punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000
Section 875(c) applies to any communication actually transmitted
18 U.S.C. 875 is an important . First, it applies to situations where a person harasses or terrorizes another by posting messages on a bulletin board or in a chat room encouraging others to harass or annoy another person (as in the California case, discussed infra.). Certain forms of cyberstalking also may be prosecuted under 47 U.S.C. 223. One provision of this statute makes it a federal crime, punishable by up to two years in prison, to use a telephone or telecommunications device to annoy, abuse, harass, or threaten any person at the called number.
The amendment adds (h)(1)(C): “in the case of subparagraph (C) of subsection(a)(1), includes any device or software that canbe used to originate telecommunications or othertypes of communications that are transmitted, inwhole or in part, by the Internet (as such termis defined in section 1104 of the Internet TaxFreedom Act (47 U.S.C. 151 note)).”
See 47 U.S.C. 223(a)(1)(C). Section 223 applies only to direct communications between the perpetrator and the victim.