D.C. Circuit: Backpage.com CEO Must Comply With Senate Subcommittee Subpoena

Mealey's (September 6, 2016, 2:19 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Three weeks after the CEO of online classifieds website operator Backpage.com LLC was granted an emergency stay from a trial court’s order requiring him to comply with a U.S. Senate subcommittee’s discovery subpoena related to an online sex trafficking investigation, a District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel majority on Sept. 2 dissolved the stay and affirmed the order requiring compliance (Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations v. Carl Ferrer, No. 16-5232, D.C. Cir.).

(Order available. Document #68-160908-016R.)

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