Happy Christmas! My week of Monday 19 to Sunday 25 December 2022 was productive, with a lovely podcast, a regular blog post, a video livestream, and more. But then it was the Christmas weekend and, well, there’s a photograph of a Bloody Mary on this page. You can join the dots.Continue reading “Weekly Wrap 656: It’s Christmas, but not before getting some work done”
Milorad “Michael” Trkulja’s defamation case against Google was also the topic for my regular spot on Phil Dobbie’s Balls Radio this week.
Here’s the audio of my segment — Skype drop-outs and all — in which we go well beyond defamation law and Google’s reliance on the defence of “innocent defamation” and the argument put in my Crikey piece about needing a third category of “speech”, to talk about a lack of vowels and discovering that the missing $50 was actually spent on vodka.
There’s also references to Mark Pesce, Senator Stephen Conroy and Naomi Robson, as well as our impromptu plan to replace the justice system with a TV program that’s a cross between The X Factor and Judge Judy.