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.
Jaybird wanted to write you all a proper, engaging Weekend! post, but I kicked him off the computer so that I can finish playing my Telltale Game of Thrones vidya game.
Basically we had a busy week with a good friend in town, and we will be spending the weekend alternately recuperating from that, seeing some dear friends we don’t see nearly often enough, and prepping madly for our Thanksgiving trip to see family in Florida.
That’s all you’re getting about our weekend, because I need to go kill me some innocent bystanders while trying to play Cersei and Tyrion against each other (and possibly even surviving it).
So… what’s on your docket?