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.
As local municipalities work towards implementing their respective governor’s re-opening guidelines, Howard County, Maryland, raised some eyebrows with theirs
Human nature is human nature, regardless of divine ambitions.
The missing blue wave, impeachment martyrdom, the Fal-ings of self-awareness, and some places we got it right/wrong in Harsh Your Mellow Monday
Harsh Your Mellow on John Bolton, Resistance Unicorn Turned Book Salesman, The Bernfire of Vanities, Paula White Puts the “What the Heck” in Heretic, and Mike Pompeo’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad NPR Interview (slight return).