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.
From the BBC, Italy is looking to start easing it’s nation-wide lockdown after that country has suffered the highest death toll of any European nation at 26K+ and counting:
“The town isn’t here anymore.”
A verdict in Rome from which there will be no further appeal.
With the World Cup about to start, we’re profiling some of our favorite non-USA teams. Burt Likko kicks it off with a look at the 2006 champions.
Close to home and far away, this week’s subject is uncommon indeed.
Anyone frustrated by our government can at least take comfort in the fact that Silvio Berlusconi isn’t running the show:
Victor Davis Hanson is visiting Europe. More precisely, Italy and Greece. Several profound insights into the nature of continental society follow: After concluding another 16 days in Europe. I am again reminded how different...