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

If it's any satisfaction, at least his run for Senate did not appear to
resonate with the Massachusetts public.


On Mon, May 20, 2019 at 11:55 PM John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:

> In article <97D8029A-D613-4512-9DDA-89787F8D3C11 at bennett.com> you write:
> >-=-=-=-=-=-
> >-=-=-=-=-=-
> >
> >Yeah, Dave?s claim that there was no meaningful campaign to censor
> Ayyadurai is disingenuous at best. Masnick himself took part in the
> (successful) campaign to have the Huffington Post series on
> >Ayyadurai?s claims removed or identified as sponsored posts in a very
> long Sep 2nd, 2014 post on Techdirt.
> >
> >
> https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140901/07280928386/huffpo-publishes-bizarre-misleading-factually-incorrect-multi-part-series-pretending-guy-invented-email-even-though-he-didnt.shtml
> For anyone still interested, I'd suggest reading the article rather
> than a few out of context quotes.
> As I read it, Masnick was surprised and annoyed that Huff Po was
> running a series repeating Ayyadurai's nonsense, and pointed out that
> the authors of the series appeared to be PR flacks.
> Oh, and don't miss the "rebuttal" that it now links to, which starts
> with a list of testimonials by famous people who share the key
> characteristic that none of them know anything about e-mail.
> R's,
> John
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