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D.C. Circuit Stays Senate Subcommittee Subpoena On Backpage.com CEO

Mealey's (August 16, 2016, 11:47 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The chief executive officer of online classifieds website operator Backpage.com LLC was granted temporary relief from a U.S. Senate subcommittee’s discovery subpoena on Aug. 12 when a District of Columbia U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel granted his emergency motion to stay, which was filed the same day (Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations v. Carl Ferrer, No. 16-5232, D.C. Cir.).

(Order available. Document #24-160818-018R. Emergency motion for stay pending judicial review available. Document #24-160818-019M.)

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