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.
The biggest difference between the current coronavirus and comparisons to H1N1 in 2009 isn’t who is president, or the media. It’s us.
Over at Arc Digital, Derek Robertson takes a view on the “Epstein Didn’t Kill Himself” meme/trope/battlecry that is everywhere these days, both on the internet and spilling over to real life.
Overlooked points on the issue of platforming
Rep Devin Nunes is suing Devin Nunes’ Mom and Devin Nunes’ Cow for defamation. No, really.
This video checks all the boxes for your garden variety tin-foil hat Q Anon tweet, including the main characteristic of a Q Anon offering: It is not real.
Young Adult book Twitter is at it again.
While I ponder how to extricate myself from the gooey mire of QAnon Twitterland, please learn a lesson from my folly: You cannot troll those who have attached themselves to perhaps the biggest troll of all time.
In banning Jesse Kelly, Twitter managed to create a martyr and shoot themselves in the foot at the same time.
Your Ordinary World for 26 Nov 2018 with links about healthcare, community, AOC, regulating Big Tech, a different take on red state/blue state, China’s revisionist history, and the death of charity walk-a-thons.
So, the other day I tweeted disagreement with popular Twitter personality Jesse Kelly, and found myself at the bottom of a dog pile.
Where will the Era of Bad Feelings ultimately take us?
You know what they say about fighting on the internet: even if you win, you’re still a loser. But Twitter has taught me that it can actually be good for you, if you do it right.