Thank you for your response and understanding.
If you were either a party to the suit or a witness and the information you have to disclose would prejudice the case, the court can subject you to a gag order only then. They cannot just issue a blanket gag order without it being part of a court case.
If the same information was already out there and available on the internet then the gag order would be invalid (unless you put it up in response to the suit and then the court could order it be taken down). However, the court would not issue a gag order on information that had been readily available to the public prior to the suit being brought, the gag order is prospective not retroactive in most all cases.
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