Hate to sound like Nikki Finke, but “Told ya!” (Sort of, anyway. I exaggerate).
Should be interesting to watch (not to mention fun) as the issue at the heart of the case is a novel one: can a mere domain name be defamatory?
You can call it satire all you want, but that’s not how it works. There’s a fine line. Causes of action are often on the other side of a fine line, if not always. People should think about that more frequently…
Beyond what’s discussed in the post that the Rhetorican links to, I don’t know who is behind the above-mentioned slur, but something tells me Fox’s legal coffers are very likely a tad deeper — and Beck would love nothing more than to win this and announce it on air.
Sort of like this recent minor victory (at least of sorts.)