YouTube makes complaining about copyright infringement more difficult; Bankrupt Ebony selling off photos; Former prime minister threatens to sue newspaper after being linked to Jeffrey Epstein; Starbucks no longer offering newspapers – can you guess why?
Here are some ways to determine if your book has been counterfeited.
Actress trying to change copyright law because she “smiled” for the photographers’ photos; OUCH! $44 Million Libel Case; Facebook = No Privacy; Legendary NY Post columnist, Steve Dunleavy, Has Died
MORE: School district ordered to pay a whopping $9.2 MILLION for copyright infringement! + Arrrrrgh! States be PIRATING Intellectual Property???
MORE: Was this reporter’s fake quote a joke, or defamation?; Facebook gives lame excuse for release of customer info; Laid-off reporters start non-profit to help others…but will it do any good?; When Lincoln got “mad – like really mad” at the Chicago Tribune; “Badass Lawyer” loses third libel-related appeal; Even democracies are limiting press freedom
Publishing real models’ faces on some types of books can lead to BIG legal problems!
More: American Booksellers Association Monitors the B&T Closure, Casino Game Artwork Infringement, and Censorship in Social Media
I’ve emailed ASCAP, and Sony, who owns the publishing rights, for permission and no one has gotten back to me…
If something goes awry in the government database (which is a question of when, not if), someone searching for your pseudonym could find your home or mailing address, put two and two together…