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.
Citizens United Vs. The GOP
I have yet another defense of Citizens United up, this time at my new politics-only blog. Please let me know if I’m full of it.
And yes, I continue to shamelessly promote that blog here and elsewhere. I just can’t help myself.