Whispers and Warnings for 10/06/2016

Whispers and Warnings for 10/06/2016

Do bloggers have the same protections as journalists?
Court to Hear Suit Against Deepwater Horizon Spill Activists
“When Karen Savage and Cherri Foytlin wrote an article about the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill of 2010, they thought it might get a few moments of attention and then fade away.”

Politically Correct ridiculous obviously knows no bounds!
FREE SPEECH CRACKDOWN: EU orders British press NOT to reveal when terrorists are Muslims
“MEDDLING Brussels has said the British press should not report when terrorists are Muslims in a slew of demands to the Government to crack down on the media.”

It will be interesting to see how this plays out
NY Times Reporters Brush Off Lawsuit Threat Over Publishing Trump Tax Forms
“‘Last time I checked it wasn’t a crime to check your mailbox,’ Times reporter Susanne Craig told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos in an exclusive interview.”

Each time I subscribe to a magazine, my name gets sold to marketing firms. I didn’t know that was illegal. I’ve even tested my suspicions by slightly misspelling my name on some subscriptions.
“Under VRPA, businesses involved in the retail sales, renting or lending of books or other written materials, sound and video recordings are barred from disclosing to third parties any information regarding consumer’s purchase, lease, rental or borrowing of such materials.”



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