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.
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Linky Friday, Ordinary Times’ end of the week tradition brings you items to read, share, and discuss from around the web, from culture, to politics, to that Joe Biden interview everyone will be talking about.
Desperate times call for desperate measures. Fortunately, Ordinary Times’ Friday tradition of links to read, share, and discuss is here for you.
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
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.
Linky Friday: Widespread Panic and Other Minor Inconveniences finishes off this first week of March by trying to keep it’s head while others around it are losing theirs.
Landslides that aren’t coming for Sanders or Trump, The Des Moines Register, backside of the Super Bowl, Rashida Tlaib, and the lessons of Falkirk.
Linky Friday tries to steer you straight to end a week full of beginnings, endings, and everything in the middle. Or is it starting the weekend? Either way.
On the cusp of the 2020 primaries starting in Iowa on Monday, Throwback Thursday takes a look at some writing about primaries past from the pages of Ordinary Times
Discussing Berny Belvedere’s piece on how “I’m against…” is often winning out over “I’m for…” and candidates that don’t adjust get left behind.
I was peripherally involved in this research, which detected some of the highest energy photons every seen from a gamma-ray burst.
Writs are back this week, with the story of a prisoner who was executed twice, an ill-tempered judge throwing an ironic fit and another who appoints himself prosecutor, space law, the NFL lawsuit fumbles, dumb criminals and more.