"My client came up with this creative, if not funny, way to respond to a legal threat," said Corrine McSherry, intellectual property director with San Francisco-based Electronic Frontier Foundation who is representing Inman pro bono. "And I think Mr. Carreon is not happy with the response. Mr. Carreon has been the subject of a great deal of criticism... and none of it is within my client's control."
Meanwhile, the fundraiser quickly surpassed $20,000. It has raised more than $200,000 for the two charities, with donations accepted through Monday.