Google fined $539M; Man wins libel lawsuit even though he doesn’t know who libeled him; UK taking more freedoms away from folks; 12 months in prison for copyright infringement and tax evasion; and Amazon accused of selling hazardous materials
Cops preventing posting of videos on YouTube; Publisher of the Boxcar Children series claims to get back on track; and Bezos bolts? In The News – 07/08/2021
Material posted on your personal or professional website must meet the Copyright Office’s definition of a website…
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We received the following FAKE copyright infringement accusation this week via email…
“If they accept the article, but never print it, can it be sold to another publication?”
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“I’m helping a friend assemble a baseball book and he wants to include photos of Topps Baseball cards…”
“I recently retrieved my dusty copy of (the author’s) original synopsis and first chapters I produced and decided I wanted to continue to make it into book. I have tried to contact the originator by letter and email…”