Re: Dodging the accusation
"They been known to pay good money for salacious photos and videos in the past with regard to the veracity of the source. And they get nailed for it"
I'm going to guess that they've sat down and worked out that paying out $X million per year in false claims is worth the $Y millions they make from extra sales (where Y>X).
If you can pay the lawyer fees you can say what you want.