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.
Author: Andrew Donaldson
Bad analogies, re-opening America, grocery stores are not one size fits all, and Flo from Progressive in this week’s Harsh Your Mellow Monday
It seems timely, as so many folks are finding their lives upended, that dealing with crisis with questionable leadership is a vital lesson to consider.
The US Senate finally gaveled out of session in the early morning hours of Wednesday, announcing what Senator Minority Leader Chuck Shumer called “largest rescue package in American history” was finally ready.
The move for a “Phase 3” coronavirus stimulus package is not going well. Or anywhere fast.
Joe Biden semi-isolates in a one-on-one debate, paying attention to local government during a national crisis, a food abomination, and please don’t get Grandma killed in this edition of Harsh Your Mellow Monday
Another UBI experiment bites the dust, and a new study is looking at the participants since it ended.
The biggest difference between the current coronavirus and comparisons to H1N1 in 2009 isn’t who is president, or the media. It’s us.
Linky Friday is not cancelled, so Ordinary Times’ end of week tradition of bringing you stories from around the world and across the web is here for you to read, share, and discuss.
The NBA is suspending the season after a player tests positive for coronavirus.
As in all things, maintain your bearing, whether it’s with bombarding news coverage, panic at the big box store, hysteria on your Facebook page, or politicians promising X, Y, and Z because of that scary Chinese Superflu thingy.