Whispers and Warnings

Whispers and Warnings – 12/07/17

Whispers and Warnings – 12/07/17

New lawsuit against Amazon - are they no longer untouchable?; Poisoned Newspaper Editor; Video Game Company Sues 14-year-Old; Negative Review of Amazon's "Key" Service…

Whispers and Warnings – 11/30/17

Whispers and Warnings – 11/30/17

Reporter goes undercover in Amazon warehouse; Nobel Literature Prize sex scandal; Russian law lashes out at foreign press; Author Emma Cline plagiarism allegations …

Whispers and Warnings – 11/21/17

Whispers and Warnings – 11/21/17

Another sign that ebook sales are down * Penguin drops Halperin * Fake news website shut down * Porn pirates * Disney accused of stealing "Pirates of the Caribbean"…

Whispers and Warnings – 11/16/17

Whispers and Warnings – 11/16/17

Musical copyright infringement * Copyright small claims court * Can Hollywood sex allegations be libel? * Amazon to collect sales tax…

Whispers and Warnings – 11/09/17

Whispers and Warnings – 11/09/17

WHAT?! Amazon may get its own government contract portal; 25-year-old journalist faces 20 years; Professor sues over peer disagreement; Lawsuits over hyperlinks/copyrights…

Whispers and Warnings – 11/02/17

Whispers and Warnings – 11/02/17

Amazon "rank-strips" author; CBS sues photographer out of retaliation?; Beware of this scam targeting writers; Vermont paper accused of racketeering. …

Whispers and Warnings – 10/19/17

Whispers and Warnings – 10/19/17

School district pays $10K after posting book illegally online; Amazon sexual harassment in the news; Wolf of Wall Street libel suit...…

Whispers and Warnings for 10/12/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 10/12/2017

Copyright and scientific sharing; Tom Petty's costly copyright mistake; Re-Tweet lawsuits?!; Libel claims from political dossier; Pervert Harvey Weinstein's publishing co. goes kaput, authors' works absorbed by another firm. …

Whispers and Warnings for 10/05/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 10/05/2017

University uses Title IX against professor/author; Bill Cosby called accuser a liar, sued for defamation; NYPD officer sues author/athlete for defamation; Alibaba copyright infringement; More tax troubles for Amazon…

Whispers and Warnings for 09/28/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 09/28/2017

Tate Publishing hearing delayed after number of complaints doubles; Google thumbnails not copyright protected in Germany; Fake "news" leads to lawsuit; Amazon sued...again!…

Whispers and Warnings for 09/21/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 09/21/2017

Amazon's 129,000% Markup, Copyright Infringement, Carrie Underwood Sued, Topless Dutchess Wins Suit, The $10 Million Comma, NYT Bestseller Shenanigans…

Whispers and Warnings for 09/14/17

Whispers and Warnings for 09/14/17

Blogger assaulted for a story he reported; Pirate site owner pleads guilty; "Wolf of Wallstreet" almost gets Scorsese sued.…

Whispers and Warnings for 09/06/17

Whispers and Warnings for 09/06/17

Celebs kids' photos must be pixelated; Who owns the character Jack Ryan?; Children's book publisher sued for "perpetuating hate..."…

Whispers and Warnings for 08/24/17

Whispers and Warnings for 08/24/17

Amazon sued by employees; Your tweets can get you sued! Can you afford the legal fees?; Are the wealthy suing journalists to silence them?…

Whispers and Warnings for 08/17/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 08/17/2017

Pastor (allegedly) caught plagiarizing in book; Are mugshot websites blackmailing folks?; Zazzle zapped with copyright infringement lawsuit; and more!…

Whispers and Warnings for 08/03/17

Whispers and Warnings for 08/03/17

TOTALLY BIZARRE connections between century-old book and today's news; famous screenwriter doesn't exist?; Amazon may have violated Iran sanctions; Magazine settles lawsuit after infringing copyrights for 10 YEARS!…

Whispers and Warnings for 07/27/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 07/27/2017

Amazon sued (again!); Nancy Grace sued for libel (again!); 24 journalists subpoenaed on one case; Snopes is in big trouble...…

Whispers and Warnings for 07/20/2017

Are Amazon's "discounts" too good to be true?; Ebony Magazine accused of stiffing writers; Penguin Random House pulls book after sexual harassment and assault lawsuit filed against author; Are "reputation management companies" sending out fake court orders???…

Whispers and Warnings for 07/13/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 07/13/2017

Is political author telling the truth about selling 100K copies of his book, or is BookScan correct?; Amazon's buy button battle still raging; Neo-Nazi accused of hiding from process servers after being sued for harassment; Can a politician legally block people from his/her Twitter account?; and more!…

Whispers and Warnings For 07/06/17

Whispers and Warnings For 07/06/17

University professors turn on "Turnitin" * Print book sales increase once again! * NYT Editors and employees "strike" * Can the media legally threaten someone with publicity?…

Whispers and Warnings for 06/29/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 06/29/2017

Plagiarism or smear campaign?; Politician suing New York Times; Germany's free speech restrictions; and more about pink slime!…

Whispers and Warnings For 06/22/17

Whispers and Warnings For 06/22/17

Unpaid student writers? Insulting!; More Amazon monopoly fears; Pirated textbook scandal; Free speech win for Rock Band!…

Whispers and Warnings for 06/15/17

Whispers and Warnings for 06/15/17

Bob Dylan accused of plagiarism; Fake "college rape" story settlement; Woman's Day loses lawsuit; High school student's First Amendment rights violated.…

Whispers and Warnings for 06/08/17

Whispers and Warnings for 06/08/17

Amazon must give refunds to parents; academic publisher claims losses of millions from pirated works; and Pink Slime! Yum!!!…

Whispers and Warnings for 06/01/17

Whispers and Warnings for 06/01/17

College sex book sparks lawsuit; Scandalous dossier draws heat for BuzzFeed; Sports writer gets canned for a REALLY stupid Tweet; Woman's Day gets sued...after fearing they'd get sued; ESPN generously Photoshops Tiger Woods' mugshot...…

Whispers and Warnings for 05/25/17

Whispers and Warnings for 05/25/17

Amazon's "Buy Button" trickery; Richard Simmons sues for libel; Students not allowed to hand out U.S. Constitution; Journalists arrested filming crash site…

Whispers and Warnings for 05/18/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 05/18/2017

Did an Amazon employee give a man's private information to his girlfriend?; Amazon sued AGAIN for alleged bullying; Popular book censored by school district; and more!…

Whispers and Warnings for 05/11/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 05/11/2017

Handcuffed Tate Publishing Exec doesn't seem to know when to keep his mouth shut; Journalist or jerk? You decide...; Sexism in the publishing industry; posthumous defamation lawsuit victory…

Whispers and Warnings for 05/04/17

Whispers and Warnings for 05/04/17

Did slappy senator strike sleuthing reporter?? Amazon forced to alter contracts. Facebook and Twitter sued over ISIS accounts.…

Whispers and Warnings for 04/28/17

Whispers and Warnings for 04/28/17

Ebook sales are plummeting!; Oregon man fined $500 for RIDICULOUS reason; yogurt co. sues conspiracy theorist; students finding more creative ways to plagiarize...…

Whispers and Warnings for 04/13/17

Whispers and Warnings for 04/13/17

Being artistic with someone else's photo can get expensive (in court!); Amazon blamed for more retailer failures; Prisoner ordered to Tweet daily for a month; Fake Yelp review costs employee $34,500...…

Whispers and Warnings for 03/22/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 03/22/2017

Amazon accused of killing American jobs and listing fake retail prices; Physician tries to silence critics using "trademark" lawsuit?; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt lays offs...…

Whispers and Warnings for 03/16/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 03/16/2017

"Chinese president Xi Jinping has emphasised the need for the party to have faith in its own version of history, pointing to the Soviet Union's collapse as a warning to cadres about what happens if revolutionary leaders are denounced."…

Whispers and Warnings for 03/01/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 03/01/2017

* Swedish journalist attacked in "No Go" Zone. * Scammers Pose as Publishers. * Amazon servers crash, cause mayhem. * Default judgment against Tate Publishing…

Whispers and Warnings for 02/22/2017

Whispers and Warnings for 02/22/2017

"Sensitivity readers have emerged in a climate - fueled in part by social media - in which writers are under increased scrutiny for their portrayals of people from marginalized groups, especially when the author is not a part of that group."…

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