So, Fremantle, not a big fan of workers then? Well, no indeed, but it would seem that they are not big fans of freedom of speech either.
The labour movement website LabourStart.org took up the campaign and within a few days over 8000 messages of solidarity were sent to the Fremantle HQ. Fremantle did what all good “not for profit” employers do and threatened to sue LabourStart; LabourStart saw this as a challenge, and stepped up the campaign.
It was then that Fremantle, clutching at straws, threatened to sue LabourStart’s Internet Service Provider if the campaign was not removed from the site