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.
Just Read It
I wish I had more to offer on Joshua DuBoi’s fantastic essay entitled “The Fight for Black Men”. I feel inadequate to do a write up that does it justice, so instead I will simply link to it with the tagline that grabbed my attention and say that despite what it might make you think about the article, it is a piece that is deeply hopeful and inspiring:
I implore all of you to take the time to read it.