This is journalist Michael Breen. On Christmas Day 2009, he published a satirical column in the English-language Korea Times newspaper. Four days later, Samsung sued Breen, his newspaper, and its top editor for $1 million.
The column in question referenced Samsung's past bribery scandals and made light of its executive hubris. It was a small piece of satire—based on a large amount of truth—but Samsung's heavy-handed response could empty Breen's savings and land him in jail: