Judge A. Howard Matz
Date of Action: 07.2010
Region: North America
Location: Los Angeles, California
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Medium: Internet "Internet" is not in the list (Commercial Advertising, Dance, Design, Installation, Journalism, Literature, Mixed Media, Music, Online, Painting, ...) of allowed values for the "Has medium" property.
Confronting Bodies: U.S. Marshals, Federal District Judges
Description of Artwork: Internet Domain www.ahowardmatz.com, Facebook Websites.
The Incident: U.S. Marshals’ Los Angeles office located in Matz’ courthouse has been contacting website hosts, claiming that websites outlining the disgraced jurist’s dirty deeds are "under investigation" and must therefore be shut down.
Results of Incident: Chilled speech and fear of arrest