Suicide Threats Inside Amazon
‘Colony of Hell’: 911 Calls From Inside Amazon Warehouses
“Dozens and dozens of times over five years, calls were made from Amazon warehouses to 911 dispatchers about men and women on the brink.”
Could Barnes and Noble be the Next Casualty?
Barnes & Noble Could Succumb to the Retail Apocalypse
“Barnes & Noble’s revenue has been shrinking for years thanks to a series of comparable-store sales declines and occasional store closures. Total revenue fell from $4.2 billion in fiscal 2016 to $3.9 billion in fiscal 2017, $3.7 billion in fiscal 2018, and an estimated $3.6 billion in fiscal 2019…”
Are Your Social Media Photos Being Scanned?
Facial recognition’s ‘dirty little secret’: Millions of online photos scraped without consent
“Increasingly, those photos are coming from the internet, where they’re swept up by the millions without the knowledge of the people who posted them, categorized by age, gender, skin tone and dozens of other metrics, and shared with researchers at universities and companies.”
Former Canadian Politician/Author Facing Defamation Suits
Patrick Brown book not defamatory because its contents are true, publisher claims
“The statements at issue in the lawsuit “constitute responsible communication on matters of public interest,” including Brown’s resignation as Tory leader and the appointment of a new leader…”
Now It’s CNN’s Turn
CNN hit with $275 million defamation suit by Kentucky student
“The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann in federal court in Kentucky, seeks $275 million in compensatory and punitive damages over the videotaped incident in the nation’s capital.”
So, You Wanna Be a Ghostwriter - How To Make Money Writing Without a Byline
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At this moment, thousands of would-be authors are slaving away on their keyboards, dreaming of literary success. But their efforts won’t count for much. Of all those manuscripts, trade book editors will sign up only a slim fraction.
And of those titles--ones that that editors paid thousands of dollars to contract, print and publicize--an unhealthy percentage never sell enough copies to earn back their advances. Two years later, most will be out of print!
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