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If I don't read a question, I can't downvote it. You can't claim I endorse a message I haven't even received. In fact, even if received it, to endorse a message, I have to take affirmative action that makes my stance clear: No vote is indifference. Upvoting would show endorsement. But I still won't publish a statement I endorse: only the actual speaker ...


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No They do not commit the necessary actus reus by ignoring, or not even reading, a defamatory post. To be guilty, one has to act: by words either spoken or intended to be read, or by signs or by visible representations, makes or publishes any imputation


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Under U.S. law, Section 230 (47 U.S.C. ยง 230) limits liability for comments solely to the comment maker and not to the video uploader or YouTube. It basically says that there is no duty to moderate except for copyright upon a takedown notice. Normally takedown notices would be directed to YouTube which has a process that handles that, and not to the uploader,...


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Either is possible Let's look at a very recent example: Dominion sued Guliani and Powell separately. But Smartmatics sued both plus Fox at once. Their allegations are even very similar. The benefit of Smartmatics' approach is, they only need to file documents once, and only meet one time the filing fee. Parties may try to get their case split off, then they ...


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are they sued separately or all together? A priori that depends on plaintiff's litigation strategy. But if sued separately, the court --perhaps upon defendants' motion-- may opt to consolidate the lawsuits on grounds that both of them involve the same set of facts. Can the news organization bail out of the lawsuit early and pay a settlement fee or ...


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