Huffington Says She Didn't Steal Idea For Huffington Post

Law360, New York (August 16, 2013, 4:04 PM ET) -- The idea for a liberal Internet site to counter the conservative Drudge Report had been floating around for years before Arianna Huffington launched the Huffington Post, she argued Wednesday in opposition to two Democratic consultants' New York lawsuit accusing her of stealing the idea from them.

Peter Daou and James Boyce's "alleged idea" for a Huffington Post-like website was nothing new, and the combination of five elements that they said they came up with — a  group block with well-known contributors, news aggregation, single-issue sections, original...
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