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.
We haven’t done one of these for a while. This week’s prompt is “A song you never get tired of”.
This one grabbed me the first time I heard it on the radio. I didn’t know who sang it or whether it was famous, and this was long before the Web made these questions easy to answer, so I asked the first friend I saw “Do you know a song that goes ‘You, my brown-eyed girl’?” And he looked at me and said “Do you mean the Van Morrison song ‘Brown-eyed Girl’ Like, the biggest hit he ever had?” Yeah, that was probably it.
Once again, in your responses use a URL like:
Youtube’s suggested sharing format
doesn’t appear to work in comments. Also, put the URL on a line by itself.