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.
The New York Times: Two Days Behind The League Of Ordinary Gentlemen
Briefly noted — the New York Times today went live with a five-essay “Room for Debate” regarding the future of the Republican Party. While I commend the Gray Lady for getting a diverse panel of well-known authors, I modestly propose that intellectually, you’d do just as well if not better with Monday night’s Leaguecast on the same issue. They cover the same ground we did, although not nearly as deeply.