Man Sues Over Cigarette Pack Photo of His Amputated Limb; Athlete’s Reputation So Bad He Can’t Be Defamed?; Libraries to Boycott Blackstone … and MORE JUICY STUFF! – Whispers and Warnings for 07/18/19

Man Sues Over Cigarette Pack Photo of His Amputated Limb; Athlete’s Reputation So Bad He Can’t Be Defamed?; Libraries to Boycott Blackstone … and MORE JUICY STUFF! – Whispers and Warnings for 07/18/19

Amputee (NOT from smoking!) Didn’t Give His Permission
Man takes steps after he sees his own amputated leg on a pack of cigarettes
“Unbelievable that someone finds himself on a pack of cigarettes without giving permission,” says the Albanian lawyer.

YouTube Copyright Confusion
YouTube Announces Some Changes to Its Infamously Awful Copyright Infringement System
“The biggest change is that anyone filing such a copyright claim will have to enter exact timestamps of the alleged violation, which is intended to prevent copyright holders from flagging entire videos in violation willy-nilly.”

So Bad He Can’t Be Defamed?
The ‘His Reputation Is Such Trash My Client Couldn’t Have Defamed Him’ Defense!
“Dykstra is a classic libel-proof plaintiff, whose reputation is so bad that he simply cannot be defamed,”

Bankrupt “Ebony” Publisher Selling Off Photos
Bankrupt Johnson Publishing is set to auction off its Ebony photo archives, but it still faces $5 million defamation lawsuit over gym-mat death coverage
“But at least one unwanted legacy remains: a $5 million defamation lawsuit alleging Ebony falsely implicated two white Georgia high school students in the death of a black classmate.”

The Jeffery Epstein Stain is Broad and Far Reaching
Barak threatens libel suit if Daily Mail does not remove Epstein article
“An article that appeared in the newspaper Tuesday showed pictures of Barak with his face almost entirely covered by a neck warmer as he entered one of Epstein’s Manhattan homes around the same time a number of young women were also seen entering the mansion.”

Starbucks to Stop Offering Newspapers – But Not For the Reasons you May Think!
Starbucks will stop selling newspapers in September
“In addition to newspaper stands, we will also remove shelving fixtures that display whole-bean coffee and different grab-and-go snacks,” the spokeswoman said.

Libraries Trying to Punish Publisher For Its Business Decision
Citing Embargo, Libraries Plan Boycott of Blackstone Digital Audio
“…the 90-day window appears to be tied to an exclusive deal with Amazon’s Audible subscription service.”

 





 

 

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