Whispers And Warnings For June 25th

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Links to the stories below can be found here:
http://forums.writersweekly.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=9375

I DON’T THINK “TANGIBLE RIGHTS” BASED ON A BOOK INCLUDE SLOT MACHINES AND VIDEO GAMES
Warner Bros. Wants to Disqualify Tolkien Lawyers in ‘Hobbit’ Fight
“The estate of J.R.R. Tolkien and book publisher HarperCollins launched the lawsuit in November 2012, claiming Warner Bros. and Saul Zaentz Co. had infringed copyright and breached contract by taking Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit into allegedly impermissible places.”

REMINDER – BARNES AND NOBLE AND MANY OTHER STORES SELL THE SAME BOOKS AS AMAZON!
Apple Is Happy to Take Your Money if Amazon Won’t
“Fresh off of settling a lawsuit that accused it of collusion with publishers, Apple is ready to take the money you were planning to give to Amazon but can’t.”

IF A SITE DOESN’T COMPLY WITH DCMA TAKEDOWN NOTICES, THEY MAY BE COMPLICIT IN COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
LeaseWeb Settles Copyright Infringement Lawsuit with Adult Publisher Perfect 10
“Perfect 10 argued that LeaseWeb was complicit in the copyright infringement since it failed to process the 22 DMCA notices Perfect 10 sent to LeaseWeb in 2013.”

A DOPPELGANGER DINER!
San Diego restaurant claims copyright infringement
“The suit claims the Arizona restaurant ripped off nearly every aspect of the restaurant: the name, the colors, the wrestling motif…”

Links to the stories above can be found here:
http://forums.writersweekly.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=9375

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