Iowa Town Threatens Resident With Lawsuit Over Critical Website
Sibley, Iowa is less than impressed after reading what one resident posted on his website. Apparently the town smells like "rancid dog food."
Josh Harms owns the rights to ShouldYouMoveToSibleyIA.com, a website that takes a critical look at the small town. Sibley officials sent a letter back in December asking that he take the site down or face legal action.
The ACLU is on Josh's side and have filed a lawsuit to block the city from threatening any lawsuits. They say that he is completely within his constitutional rights to say that a "horrible rotten-blood and stale-beer odor that hangs over the town."
The attorney representing Sibley says that Josh's website interferes with business recruitment among other things.
Read more at the Des Moines Register.