Whispers And Warnings For February 12th

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Links to the stories below can be found here:
http://forums.writersweekly.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=9352

Best-selling author ‘Zane’ faces financial mess worthy of a plot twist in her steamy novels
“Zane, the renowned Prince George’s County author who has sold millions of steamy novels, has been chased for years by creditors, including the IRS…”

Author alleges justbrainatwork owes her money
Writer alleges she’s owed $265.00.

Author posts complaint about christianebookpublisher.com?
An author has posted a complaint about this ebook publisher.

Author posts complaint about Raider Publishing International
Author claims to be unhappy with this publisher after paying them $3500.

Writer posts complaint about Trail Blazer Magazine
Writer claims to be owed $600 for 3 articles.

Magazine High Times and weekly paper Westword sue Colorado
over marijuana ad restrictions

“State rules limit recreational pot businesses – but not medical – to advertising in adult-oriented publications”

Penguin to pull book on Hinduism in India after legal row
“Penguin India has agreed to pull and destroy all copies of a book on Hinduism in the country to settle a lawsuit with a group of academics who found it offensive.”

Forbes sale nears as final bids are planned
Forbes Media “is seeking as much as $400 million. Final plans from the four remaining bidders are due Monday.”

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s friend sues tabloid over gay allegations
“Playwright David Bar Katz has filed a $50 million lawsuit against National Enquirer publisher America Media Inc.”

In the Wake of the Revenge P*rn Epidemic, DMCADefender.com Announces Their Service to Help (alleged) Victims of MyEx.com
“Groups like the nonprofit group Cyber Civil Rights Initiative have been pushing for legislation to make ‘revenge p*rn’ illegal…”

Links to the stories above can be found here:
http://forums.writersweekly.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=9352