Whispers and Warnings For 06/18/2016

Whispers and Warnings For 06/18/2016

BookLocker published the book, Hunting a Psychopath, by the original investigator in this series of cases.
$50,000 reward for info on rapist, killer who terrorized California
“Authorities announced a $50,000 reward Wednesday, June 15, 2016, as they renewed their search for an elusive serial killer they say committed at least 12 homicides, 45 rapes and dozens of burglaries across California…”

How many other popular old songs should be in the public domain?
Who Owns the Copyright to ‘This Land Is Your Land?” It May Be You and Me
The same law firm that recently pressed for “Happy Birthday to You” to be in the public domain is now working for the same for another popular song.

This man’s job puts his life at risk. Read about what happened to other journalists in China.
A Publisher in Exile Gets the Big Scoop on China’s Elite
“Ho Pin is in a very dangerous line of work. He publishes books chronicling the political infighting, the far-flung business interests and, occasionally, the sex lives of China’s top leaders and their families.”

I feel sorry for him but I predict he will lose this lawsuit. Under U.S. law, website owners are not legally liable for posts made by their users.
Facebook, Twitter Sued By Father Of Paris Attacks Victim
“The father of a young woman killed in the Paris massacre last November is suing Google, Facebook and Twitter, claiming that the companies provided ‘material support to extremists in violation of the law.”

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