Whispers and Warnings

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."…

Whispers and Warnings – 01/11/2016

Whispers and Warnings – 01/11/2016

Popular womens' clothing store slapped with copyright infringement lawsuit Hulk Hogan lawyer to sue on behalf of "Inventor of Email." Surprise support for controversial author!! She alerted the world of Germany's invasion of Poland by hanging a phone out the window!! …

Whispers and Warnings for 12/29/16

Whispers and Warnings for 12/29/16

Will You Be Sued For Questioning Science?? - AMAZON in the hot seat again! - CBS Sued over documentary based on a self published book - Novelist jailed as a terrorist.…

Whispers and Warnings for 12/21/16

Whispers and Warnings for 12/21/16

Amazon (Allegedly) Bullying Sellers; Is the Subject of Several Lawsuits One businessman says Amazon kept his…

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