Court Tosses Suit Over Self-Reported Exec Misconduct at LendingClub

A derivative action against online loan platform LendingClub Corp. alleging that the company’s board of directors breached its fiduciary duties was dismissed in Delaware Chancery Court  after investors failed to prove that the board acted in bad faith after self-reporting misconduct to the Securities and Exchange Commission. 

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New Jane Doe Video Posted Online During Porn Company’s Fraud Trial

Joining the 22 women who testified before her, an additional witness – Jane Doe “A” – testified in the fraud civil trial against GirlsDoPorn Thursday giving a first-hand account of what the company’s videographer had previously admitted: the porn company is still recruiting women and posting new videos online in the midst of trial.

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Infowars Defamation

A Texas appeals court ruled in favor of a man who brought a defamation claim against Infowars and the author of an article who posted a picture of him and falsely described him as the suspected Parkland school shooter and a “commie.” The man, Marcel Fontaine, has established a “prima facie case” that the article was false and defamatory.

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Proposal Seeks to Modernize Campgrounds at National Parks

The Interior Department is reviewing recommendations to modernize campgrounds at national parks. The recommendations posted online this week come from an advisory committee created under former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke that has been looking at ways for private businesses to operate on public lands.

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Porn Fraud Civil Trial to Continue Despite Criminal Charges

The day after an online porn purveyor removed GirlsDoPorn’s videos and less than a week after federal prosecutors filed sex trafficking charges against its owners and operators, GirlsDoPorn lost a bid to stay the months-long civil trial brought by women who say they were duped to appear in its videos.

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Abortion Foes’ Videos Spurred Safety Concerns, Clinic Workers Testify

A Planned Parenthood doctor who was surreptitiously recorded by anti-abortion activists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt at a National Abortion Federation conference in San Francisco said her sense of security was shaken after a video of what she thought was a private conversation about fetal tissue donation was released online.

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