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.
Ordinary World: Monday 8 Oct 18
“So. Monday. We meet again.
We will never be friends—but maybe we can move past our mutual enmity toward a more-positive partnership.”
– Julio-Alexi Genao
Monday 8 Oct 18
[Wo1] Fiona Ehlers for Der Speigel: A Visit to the Killing Fields of Yemen: The forgotten war in Yemen has entered its fourth year and peace is nowhere in sight. With the healthcare system in shambles and bombs falling every day, it is the civilian population that suffers the most. A visit to North Yemen.
[Wo2] Ingrid Melander for Reuters – French police probe Interpol chief’s disappearance on China trip
[Wo3] Speaking of Interpol, from Josh Margolin for ABC News: “Like so much in law enforcement, the myth of Interpol has to be separated from the reality.”
[Ec1]Salvatore Babones for Foreign Policy – The World’s First Immigration Economy: Australia’s economy is addicted to immigration, requiring ever-increasing infusions of new people to stave off an inevitable collapse.
[Ec3] Andrew Walker of BBC – What’s behind Italy’s economic turbulence?
[Da1] Pew – Women and Leadership 2018: Wide gender and party gaps in views about the state of female leadership and the obstacles women face.
[Da2] Julia Wolfe for 538 – A Better Way To Think About September’s Jobs Numbers: The context you need to understand job growth and unemployment in the U.S., updated every month.
[Da3] The Chronicle of Higher Education – Nine sortable tables to discover how the states and the District of Columbia compare with each other and with the nation over all in terms of their demographic challenges, the educational level of their residents, faculty pay, college enrollment, diversity, graduation rates, tuition costs, and much more.
Per OT EiC Will Truman’s request: