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.
Forget boycotting for bigotry — can you boycott a business owner for being dumber than a sack-o-hammers?
Via many, many emailers comes this story in The Oregonian about a new, high-end yuppie grocery store in Portland that will open this week – and then probably close the week after that: