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: Jonathan McLeod
It’s time for some skating and some inter-generational conflict.
Canada Day! Canada Day! Canada Day! Did you hear that it’s Canada Day?
You get three songs. Go!
Mark Steyn is a good writer. Hillary Clinton is a married woman. Neither of these facts should be important when discussing Presidential politics.
Alumni, cross-border hostility, Bernie Sanders and Jar Jar Binks. There’s serious stuff, too.
In Celebration of Canada Day, Jonathan writes 1400 words about punk rock.
National anthems can be really very funny.
Here’s a look at what happened when some sports fans in Toronto behaved badly on live TV.
Ottawa readers should probably come and see Swervedriver at Zaphod Beeblebrox tonight with me. (Non-Ottawa readers are welcome, too, but I imagine the logistics might be complicated.)
Thoughts about the riots in Baltimore. But it can’t be just about the riots, can it?
Not Clickhole: Saskatchewan town “rethinks its ‘Land of Rape and Honey’ slogan”.
Jonathan spends too much time thinking about the political messaging of 90s punk songs.
There’s something important happening in the lead-up to the Super Bowl. The Seattle Seahawks, led by Marshawn Lynch, are finally sticking it to the corrupt NFL.
It’s not really a recipe and it’s not really a photo essay, but watch as Jonathan makes some brussel sprouts.
As many of you are certainly aware of by now, there have been multiple shootings in Ottawa, my hometown. The shootings occurred at the War Memorial and at Parliament Hill. The downtown core is...
Bears, baseball, buildings, beauties and Barrett Brown. We’ll talk about all that and more in this week’s Linky Friday!
In true Canadian style, Jonathan McLeod goes from talking about hockey to talking about sexual assault to talking about feminism.
Because everything is about hockey and hockey is about everything, apparently.
Jonathan McLeod looks at two recent court cases, noting the existence of rape culture and male privilege without ever using the terms.
Happy Canada Day, Y’all!