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.
FBI or al Qaeda?
Fill in the blank:
Farooque Ahmed, 34, of Loudoun County never suggested any attacks inside the United States, and the plot to attack Metro was hatched by […..], according to court records unsealed Thursday.
If you said the FBI, take a bow. Now you know why the Metro’s been full of cops, why every other station seems to have turned up a “suspicious package” lately, and why random bag checks are on the way shortly if not sooner. We did it to ourselves.