Whispers And Warnings For April 23rd

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http://forums.writersweekly.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=9364

DESPITE THE ORIGINAL COURT RULING, WHICH IS BEING APPEALED, WE STILL THINK GOOGLE’S ACTIONS ARE ILLEGAL!
The Anti-Google Mass Book Digitization Campaign Goes Global
“Prize-winning authors, international rights organizations, and legal experts Monday joined the Authors Guild in fighting what they call Google’s dangerous and unprecedented violation of copyright law…”

THIS WILL BE AN INTERESTING CASE TO FOLLOW
Veterinarian files lawsuit against anonymous complaint websites
She claims her competitors posted the complaints.

THEY ONLY PROVIDED A LINK. THEY DIDN’T PUBLISH THE SCRIPT.
Quentin Tarantino’s lawsuit against Gawker Dismissed
“Gawker argued that it linked to the script only in the course of reporting on the news that Tarantino had become upset over the script being leaked, making its acts a ‘fair use’.”

DOES THE CONSTITUTION PROTECT YOUR RIGHT TO LIE?
Campaign Mud-Slinging Could Cost Publishers a Hefty Law Suit
“Mud-slinging is free speech – some ‘mud’ will stick, and some ‘mud’ can be expensive to remove.”

PICKING UP LUNCHES FOR YOUR BOSS IS NOT TRAINING FOR A FUTURE CAREER!
Lawsuit challenges a Hollywood pillar: Unpaid internships
“A class action by former interns on the 2010 film ‘Black Swan’ could radically change the industry’s reliance on unpaid neophytes.”

Links to the stories above can be found here:
http://forums.writersweekly.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=9364