Disney to Record Deposition With CFTOD’s Glen Gilzean for Ongoing Legal Battle

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Disney has announced they will film a deposition with Glen Gilzean, the CEO of the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District, regarding the ongoing legal battle in the state of Florida. Disney to Record Deposition with Glen Gilzean The deposition will take place on April 9, 2024 at the offices of O’Melveny & Myers LLP, according … Read more

Disney Says ‘Significant Harm’ Could Come If Trade Secrets Are Revealed in State Lawsuit Against CFTOD

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A new report from Fortune says that Disney hopes to keep its proprietary information confidential in its state lawsuit against the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District (CFTOD). Disney Wants to Keep Trade Secrets Confidential in CFTOD Lawsuit In a motion for entry of protective order that was filed on Thursday, February 1, 2024, Disney asked … Read more

Carl Weathers of ‘Rocky’ and ‘The Mandalorian’ Passes Away at Age 76, DeSantis Says Disney Should ‘Move On’ After Federal Lawsuit Dismissed, & More : Daily Recap (2/2/24)

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DeSantis Says Disney Should ‘Move On’ After Federal Lawsuit Dismissed, State Lawsuit Continues With Protective Order Motion

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While Disney’s federal lawsuit against Governor Ron DeSantis and the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District is heading to an appellate court, state-level lawsuits are still ongoing. Disney vs. DeSantis, Central Florida Tourism Oversight District After Judge Allen Winsor dismissed the federal lawsuit this week, Disney filed a notice of intent to appeal to the United … Read more

Guest Jumps from Tom Sawyer Island Raft in Magic Kingdom and Refuses to Swim Ashore, Walt Disney World Testing New X-Ray Machines at Security, & More: Daily Recap (2/1/24)

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Disney Files Intent to Appeal Federal Lawsuit Against Governor DeSantis and CFTOD

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Disney has filed a notice of intent to appeal the decision to dismiss their federal lawsuit against Governor DeSantis and the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District. Disney Files Intent to Appeal Federal Lawsuit Decision Disney filed the notice of intent to appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Thursday, … Read more

Disney’s First Amendment Lawsuit Against DeSantis Dismissed, Statements on Ruling Issued From Both Sides, & More: Daily Recap (1/31/24)

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Central Florida Tourism Oversight District Issues New Statements Following Dismissal of Disney’s First Amendment Federal Lawsuit

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Following the dismissal of Disney’s First Amendment federal lawsuit against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District (CFTOD), the District’s Board has now issued its own statements in response to the ruling. Oversight District Issues Statement on Disney Lawsuit Dismissal After the ruling was passed down, Disney issued a statement saying … Read more

Disney Issues Statement Following Dismissal of First Amendment Federal Lawsuit Against DeSantis, Will Appeal Decision in Court

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The Walt Disney Company has released a new statement following the dismissal of its First Amendment lawsuit against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the Central Florida Oversight District Board. Disney Issues Statement Over Lawsuit Dismissal In the statement, shared with Variety this afternoon, Disney indicates that the company plans to appeal the decision to the … Read more

BREAKING: Disney’s Federal Lawsuit Against DeSantis, Oversight District Dismissed

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Disney’s federal lawsuit against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District (CFTOD) has been dismissed by United States District Judge Allen Winsor. Disney Lawsuit Against DeSantis Dismissed In the suit’s conclusion, Winsor gave a judgment that: This case was resolved on motions to dismiss. Plaintiff’s claims against the Governor and the … Read more

CFTOD Asks Judge to Ignore That Governor DeSantis Retaliated Against Someone for Freedom of Speech, Drunk Man in Swim Shorts Slaps Teenage Disney Cast Member 3 Times at Citricos, & More: Daily Recap (1/24/24)

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CFTOD Asks Judge to Ignore Recent Ruling That Governor DeSantis Retaliated Against Someone for Freedom of Speech

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The Central Florida Tourism Oversight District (CFTOD) filed a new document asking the judge in Disney’s federal lawsuit against them to ignore a recent appeals court decision that states Governor Ron DeSantis has retaliated against someone for using their First Amendment rights. CFTOD Asks Judge to Ignore Recent DeSantis Ruling Disney filed a Notice of … Read more

Florida House Speaker Won’t Consider Changes to Former Reedy Creek Improvement District

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A new report from the Orlando Business Journal says that Florida House of Representatives Speaker Paul Renner (R-Palm Coast) will not consider any changes this year to the former Reedy Creek Improvement District (RCID), now known as the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District (CFTOD). Florida House Speaker Won’t Consider Changes to Reedy Creek Improvement District … Read more

Walt Disney World Files New Lawsuit Against Central Florida Tourism Oversight District Over Withholding Public Records, Following Up On Previous Threats to Sue

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This afternoon, Friday, December 22, Walt Disney World filed a new lawsuit against the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District (CFTOD) claiming they didn’t turn over public records. Disney Files New Lawsuit Against Central Florida Tourism Oversight District In the suit, Disney is claiming that CFTOD failed to comply with Florida’s public records law. Specifically, they are … Read more

Florida Man Verbally Accosts Guests After Reportedly Cutting Them In Line for Soarin’ at EPCOT and Accuses Guests of Using Racial Slurs, DeSantis’ Attorneys Say It Doesn’t Matter if Florida Retaliated Against Disney, & More: Daily Recap (12/12/23)

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Final Scheduled Central Florida Tourism Oversight District Board Meeting of 2023 Canceled Ahead of Disney, DeSantis Federal Lawsuit Hearing

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This week’s board meeting for the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District (CFTOD) scheduled for Wednesday, December 13 at 9:30 a.m. has been canceled — just one day before the CFTOD Board and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis are set to go to federal court against Disney. Central Florida Tourism Oversight District Meeting Canceled This week marks … Read more