Whispers And Warnings For July 16th

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Links to the stories below can be found here:
http://forums.writersweekly.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=9379

THIS ARTICLE LISTS “15 COMPANIES WHERE INTERNS MAKE BIG BUCKS”
These Interns Make More Money Than the Average U.S. Family
“Unpaid internships are controversial, sometimes illegal. Yet some interns get paid very well…”

ISN’T THIS HOW MOST CITY COUNCILS WORK, TOO?
Detroit Free Press sues U-M, alleging regents regularly violate Open Meetings Act
“The news organization said regents make many decisions in private before once-a-month public sessions that amount to little more than a rubber-stamp to what’s already been decided.”

IF THE SCHOOL HIRED HIM TO DO THIS, I’M NOT SURE HOW HE COULD CLAIM TO OWN THE COPYRIGHT
Judge dismisses school coupons copyright lawsuit
“Michael Ward argued that he helped design coupon books for Knox County Schools for almost two decades, but was then cut out of the program.”

OUR CHILD DID THIS ONCE (not through Amazon). WE REMOVED THE APP AND, VOILA! NO MORE UNAUTHORIZED CHARGES
FTC Sues Amazon Over Millions in Unauthorized Children’s In-App Purchases
“The Federal Trade Commission has filed a lawsuit against Amazon, claiming the online retail giant billed parents millions of dollars for unauthorized charges made by children…”

REVENGE P*RN IS ONLY ILLEGAL IN 11 STATES
Anonymity Network Tor Sued For Allegedly Protecting A Revenge P*rn Business
“Tor, which offers encrypted software and an open network of protected communications, has been sued in the state of Texas over a revenge porn website that used its free service.”

IT NEVER CEASES TO AMAZE ME THAT LAWYERS WILL FILE RIDICULOUS LAWSUITS LIKE THIS
ESPN blows off the lawsuit from the sleeping Yankees fan
“…but dude: if no one from ESPN actually said the stuff you said they said in your complaint you’re gonna get your butt handed to you by an angry judge.”

Links to the stories above can be found here:
http://forums.writersweekly.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=9379

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