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 for 15 Nov 2018
11 Nov 2018
[TT1] The Gateway Pundit Presidency by Tod Kelly (2017): “Four years ago, I worried that fringe conspiracy theory-driven media would destroy American conservatism. As it turns out, it’s actually much, much, much worse than that.”
[TT3] Poor Partners by Burt Likko (2014): “In classical art, you almost never see Athena and Aphrodite depicted together. There’s a reason for that, and it’s not the same reason you never see Clark Kent and Superman in the same room.”
[TT4] Is it OK for Rich People to Shop at Thrift Stores like Goodwill and the Salvation Army? by Vikram Bath (2015): “Goodwill is not a place for poor people to shop. It’s a jobs program.”
[TT6] Are Political Leaders Responsible for Supporters’ Behavior? By Elizabeth Piccuito (2016): “Well, are they?”