UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA MIAMI DIVISION
ALEKSEJ GUBAREV, XBT HOLDINGS S.A., and WEBZILLA, INC. Plaintiffs,
BUZZFEED, INC. and BEN SMITH Defendants.
Case No. 0:17-cv-60426-UU
In a somewhat remarkable Motion to Dismiss, Plaintiffs Buzzfeed, Inc. (“Buzzfeed”) and Ben Smith (“Mr. Smith”) intimate that their ties to Florida are so sparse that, collectively, they can barely find Florida on a map and that, as a result, the present case should be dismissed for lack of jurisdiction or transferred to the Southern District of New York....
That’s the title of a response (to a motion to dismiss on jurisdictional grounds) filed by plaintiffs’ lawyers — Evan Fray-Witzer, Valentin Gurvits, Matthew Shayefar and Brady Cobb — in Gubarev v. Buzzfeed, a libel case against Buzzfeed, brought based on the Trump dossier. Nice (and, yes, I confirmed it in the court docket; the document is real). Here’s the kitten, Exhibit 41 (is that its real name?):
Thanks to Jonathan Falk for the pointer.
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