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.
Apparently, tough guys have feelings too!
Something about his gravelly voice and burly appearance (the shaved head, the tats, the big guns) when coupled with his obvious enthusiasm for the subject just brightened my day. It’s really worth a watch, I promise, regardless of whether you are a fan of the musicians in question.
For those who don’t know who Phil Anselmo is, he was the singer of this band:
And the object of his affection; nay, obsession:
Inspiration and influence can come from seemingly-unlikely sources.