Blogger unmasked, court case upended

In his blog, Flea had ridiculed the plaintiff’s case and the plaintiff’s lawyer. He had revealed the defense strategy. He had accused members of the jury of dozing. With the jury looking on in puzzlement, Lindeman admitted that he was, in fact, Flea. The next morning, on May 15, he agreed to pay what members of Boston’s tight-knit legal community describe as a substantial settlement — case closed. –Jonathan Saltzman…