April 11, 2012
Whispers And Warnings For April 11th | printable version
Apple, Hachette SA, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin and Simon & Schuster - As promised, the federal government has sued them all for (alleged) ebook price fixing.
Copyright lawsuit to keep an eye on - Former Village People lead singer "is testing a 1976 law that lets creators regain U.S. copyrights to their works."
Huffington Post - Ex-bloggers appeal ruling denying them payment...after they agreed to work for no pay.
HBO - "Files series of lawsuits in landmark intellectual property rights battle. Key script elements for 'Game of Thrones' and 'Boardwalk Empire' have been pirated and leaked by literary and textbook publishers."
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