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.
Driving Blind: Design on Fire
“Poverty made a sound like a wet cough in the shadows of the room.”
Pitchfork breaks their layout and my eyes with this review of the new Daft Punk album.
Cara Ellison writes about the strangers she interacts with online.
Atossa Abrahamian ventures into the Seasteading project and reports her findings.
In his first post at Medium, Elias explains why the Senate is no place for friends.
This is how you transplant someone’s face.
David Edelstein calls Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing the “most enjoyable of all Shakespeare comedies on film.”
Jason Johnson asks a bunch of designers if the Xbox One is too masculine.
Jen Doll is not alone in her literary compulsions. And this town has several times more books than people. Plus the French think Amazon is destroying books or civilization or something. But is anyone aware of markets that Amazon has monopolized, and then raised the prices on?
Rubio is about to abandon his own signature legislative achievement, possibly deciding that since he’s the GOP’s “Black” political superstar he doesn’t need one to run for President.
A position paper on how to avert Obama’s attempts to put us all on trains.
On multicultural stories and the ways they might change us.