On June 7, NetEase formally filed a lawsuit with the Guangzhou Internet Court against the self-media “Zhang Dongwei” who published malicious smear articles such as “NetEase, be a good person” on multiple Internet platforms. He was sued for allegedly spreading rumors and smearing, seriously misleading the public, and damaging the company’s reputation. At present, the case has been formally accepted by the court.
For a long time, online rumors, black public relations, online navy and other behaviors have caused many bad influences on the order of online communication, and also caused great damage to the reputation of enterprises. In response to the self-media’s repeated fabrication and spreading of rumors, distorting facts, insulting and slandering, seriously misleading public perception, and harming the company’s reputation, NetEase said in a statement released on June 23 that the content released by the self-media has exceeded As far as reasoning can be, We Media “can use words to snatch the truth, but not the jurisprudence.” The company does not want to be caught in a war of words, and the right and wrong will be decided by the legal apparatus.
NetEase also made it clear that if the self-media Zhang Dongwei loses the case, it will ask him to publicly apologize, compensate for the losses, and ask him to implement the court judgment seriously. If the company loses the case, it is not afraid to bear the relevant litigation costs and losses incurred by the media in this case;
According to public information, in recent years, the self-media account “Zhang Dongwei” and its operator, Zhang Dongwei, have repeatedly distorted the facts and released false information about Internet companies. , for this, he has publicly apologized, admitting that some of the facts cited by his account cannot be guaranteed to be true, the comments are not objective, and cause damage to the reputation of the company. As early as 2008, a related report from Time Magazine also showed that his colleagues publicly stated that he was “suspected of extorting Internet companies” with the help of his own media account influence.