Whispers And Warnings For September 18th

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How TheWrap’s Investigation Led to Bauer Media Shutting A Pro-Nazi Magazine
“It isn’t often that TheWrap gets to play a role in shutting down a pro-Nazi publication, which happened last week in Germany.”

Federal Court Restricts Apple’s Ebook Deals
“Apple must comply with a series of new restrictions on its ebook contracts, according to an injunction issued last week by a federal court in New York City.”

Village People’s Victor Willis wins copyright case
“Village People star Victor Willis has won a long-running legal battle to reclaim the rights to more than 30 of the disco group’s hit songs.”

US journalist faces US$10M defamation lawsuit in Pakistan
“The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) issued a 10-million-dollar defamation notice to The New York Times’ former Islamabad bureau chief, Declan Walsh, and the editor, printer and publisher of the newspaper…”

Another politician sued for (allegedly) using a copyrighted photo
“A Sept. 11 photo of three New York City firefighters erecting an American flag has landed former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s political action committee in hot water with a New Jersey-based publisher, who has decided to sue the group for copyright infringement.”

Poetry plagiarism scandal plays out
“A Brisbane poet should apologise for serial plagiarism, according to a pair of literary Sherlocks who have uncovered evidence of borrowed material.”

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