Landlord files $50,000 lawsuit against tenant for her tweet: Bad PR or ruthless tactic?

Well that’ll teach you. Horizon Group Management filed a $50,000 defamation lawsuit against Amanda Bonnen, a tenant of one its Chicago apartment buildings, for this tweet: “You should just come anyway. Who said sleeping in a moldy apartment was bad for you? Horizon realty thinks it’s OK.” The tweeter, Amanda Bonnen, had 20 followers at the time. Her account has been deactivated. On Tuesday, media reports of the lawsuit circulated around the Web and Twitter, where it became a top t…

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