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[ih] Defamation lawsuit brought by self-proclaimed email "inventor" settles

Remember the campaign to make Huffington Post retract its fact articles on Ayyadurai?

> On May 18, 2019, at 3:31 PM, Dave Crocker <dhc at dcrocker.net> wrote:
> On 5/18/2019 2:26 PM, Richard Bennett wrote:
>> Is this a win or a loss for Masnick?
> It ends the waste of funds.  But it doesn't reimburse them for the waste up to now.
> He notes that adding the link is pretty much on a par with what they already had, so he doesn't count it as meaning much.  My own reaction is the same.  So while it might be distasteful, I don't count it for much either way.
> To me the larger issue is the 'fake news' aspect of people's being able to claim a role in Internet history that they did not have, but by virtue of their aggressive marketing and legal manipulations, getting treated as if they did.  I wish I saw a deterministic way to fix that.
> d/
> -- 
> Dave Crocker
> Brandenburg InternetWorking
> bbiw.net

Richard Bennett
High Tech Forum <http://hightechforum.org/> Founder
Ethernet & Wi-Fi standards co-creator

Internet Policy Consultant

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