Whispers And Warnings For May 21st

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I HAD A PET RAT ONCE. CUTE LITTLE FELLA!
Pest control company owner files lawsuit against Sun-Times, reporter
“Easter was interviewed in late January by Esposito for a story about the effect of the winter on rats, according to the suit. In the story, Esposito quotes Easter as saying he has a pet rat named Charlie, and that he traps and releases rats in local parks instead of exterminating them. The exterminator denies making the statements.”

WE’LL BE WATCHING THIS ONE.
Google Sued Over Conspiracy Theory That It Defrauded Thousands Of Publishers Of Ad Money
“Google has been sued over allegations that it suddenly and without explanation withholds ad money from web site publishers once their sites become successful.”

AND, ANOTHER COPYRIGHT ACCUSATION OVER SONG LYRICS…
Guitarist’s estate says Led Zeppelin lifted ‘Stairway to Heaven’ part
“It’s a time-tested, if not always a time-honored, tradition in pop music: accusations of copyright infringement over a classic song.”

HACKERS (CUBAN GOVERNMENT?) REDIRECTED READERS TO A SITE CRITICIZING THE BLOGGER.
Cuban blogger’s news site hacked after going live
“Cuba’s first major independent general-interest news outlet in five decades was hacked on Wednesday shortly after being launched by the country’s best-known dissident blogger.”

THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS WILL LIMIT HER POTENTIAL AWARD
The Supreme Court Will Allow the Daughter of a ‘Raging Bull’ Screenwriter to Sue MGM
“The Supreme Court gave screenwriter Frank Petrella’s daughter Paula the right to sue MGM over copyright infringement pertaining to the film Raging Bull.”

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