They're free to use the credits in one night or over six months.
The lawsuit had been stalled for over a year over what defendants alleged was "unethical practices" in the statement of the claim — essentially, that Silva was using the suit to blackmail Madison over their embarrassing business practices.
But more recently a superior court judge upheld the suit, saying the references were necessary to establish the context for the suit.
Still, while the lawsuit itself may have brought up thorny legal issues, the embarrassing details about Ashley Madison are harder to deny and likely to travel much further.
Although does not charge a monthly fee, credits are required to view personal profiles and send messages.