In a decision with potentially large ramifications, New York Federal Judge LaShann DeArcy Hall won't dismiss a libel suit against "Shitty Media Men" creator Moira Donegan.
Explaining, the judge says it is possible that Donegan created the entry herself. The judge believes that Elliott should be able to explore whether the entry was fabricated. Accordingly, discovery proceeds, which will now put pressure on Google to respond to broad subpoena demands. The next motion stage could feature a high-stakes one about the reaches of CDA 230.
Pentagon: We’ll Stop Enforcing DADT
All branches of the U.S. Armed Forces will stop enforcing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell pending the outcome of the Obama administration’s appeal. It’s an admirable testimony to the respect our society has for courts and the rule of law. And it’s pretty embarrassing that Obama and his Justice Department are virtually the last people defending this misbegotten policy.