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.
So you think “hey, I can update A Visit From St. Nicholas” into something funny. Maybe make it about the internet or something.”
‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the… what?
All through the ‘net? All through meatspace? Oooh! All through the tubes! Let me check the rhyming dictionary… okay, we’re not going to use tubes. Jump to the next couple of lines. Maybe those will be richer and we can come back to the first one.
The beatbeats were beat by the beatbeats with beat.
So… the pixels were lit on the ‘puter with… fear? dread? That’s a little dark. the pixels were lit on the ‘puter with fun? play?
In the hopes that the editors would soon…
You know what?
Merry Christmas to all who celebrate that. Happy Hanukkah to all who celebrate that. Good Solstice to all who celebrate *THAT*. Joyous Kwanzaa to everybody who celebrates that. Ramadan Kareem to everybody who celebrates that. And if the only thing you are acknowledging is that some people have a Federal Holiday? I hope you are one of the folks who gets to partake in that if you are inclined (unless you’re trading Christmas Day for New Years Day as I so often did when I had the opportunity).
And to all, a good night.
So… what’s on your docket?