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.
This is the slow movement from Beethoven’s fifth (and last) concerto for piano and orchestra, known as the Emperor Concerto. It’s contemplative and majestic, and altogether beautiful without being in any way pretty. What suggested it was Glyph’s question from last week:
Is “exciting” a quality of “beauty”? Always? Sometimes?
This one, which stays slow and deliberate throughout, proves that the answer is not “always”.