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  • n. Plural form of John Doe.


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  • The U.S. attorney in Connecticut filed a civil complaint against 13 unidentified defendants known as John Does, alleging wire fraud, bank fraud and international interception of electronic communications, according to the statement. -- Top News

  • In plain English, the imams plan to sue the "John Does," too.

    The Daily Top Five: March 15, 2007

  • From the Washington Times: Republicans said the lawsuit filed by six Muslim imams against US Airways and "John Does," passengers who reported suspicious behavior, could have a "chilling effect" on passengers who may fear being sued for acting vigilant.

    House Votes to Protect John Does

  • Around the time Apple filed suit against Think Secret, the company also sued several unnamed individuals, called "John Does," who had allegedly leaked word to the rumor sites PowerPage and AppleInsider about an Apple product, code-named Asteroid, that was designed to let users plug musical instruments into their Macs.

    Apple Fan Site to Shut Down

  • The company filed the suit against unknown "John Does," a common tactic for plaintiffs who don't know the names of the people they are suing.

    Verizon Sues Text Spammers

  • In November, 2004, several judges in the federal court in Austin, Texas, got together and ordered the RIAA to cease and desist from its practice of joining multiple 'John Does' in a single case.

    Aviran's Place

  • This follows the submissions by other 'John Does' establishing that SafeNet's changing and inconsistent excuses fail to justify its conduct, and that Michigan's legislature and governor have backed the agency's position that an investigator's license was required.

    We Blog A Lot

  • The filing also targets an additional 20 unnamed ISP defendants, referred to as "John Does," which it claims also worked with NebuAd.

    ClickZ News

  • At least 25 cases brought by "John Does," anonymous sex offenders whose names are now on the registry, seek to have their names removed from the public list because they were added long after their original sentences had been served.

    Sex Offender Issues

  • ME - 'John Does' unite to fight law - Sex offenders want names off registry

    Sex Offender Issues


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