Whispers And Warnings For February 26th

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Donald Trump’s Son-In-Law’s Newspaper Just Happens To Defend Trump With Every Ounce Of Its Being
“This week’s New York Observer cover story is a 7,000-word takedown of New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who coincidentally filed a $40 million lawsuit against Donald Trump – father-in-law to Observer publisher Jared Kushner…”

James Patterson Is Giving $1 Million To Indie Bookstores
“Novelist James Patterson, whose mysteries, thrillers, children’s books and romances have sold hundreds of millions of copies, is donating $1 million of his personal fortune to independent bookstores across the country.”

Withdrawing Doniger’s Book Gives Her The Martyr’s Mantle
“He has attacked Wendy Doniger’s book on his Washington Post blog — alleging it carries false historical data and ridiculous interpretation of Hindu religion and customs…”

Twist In Unmasking Of Infamous Goldman Sachs Twitter Mole
“A three-year game has been taking place on Wall Street to identify the Goldman Sachs employee behind a Twitter account that purports to reveal uncensored comments overheard in the firm’s elevators.”

“Twilight” Author Sued For (Alleged) Copyright Infringement
“A woman who wrote an obscure vampire book as a teenager has sued ‘Twilight’ author Stephenie Meyer, accusing her of stealing ideas from the work for the fourth book in her vampire series, ‘Breaking Dawn.’ Meyer’s publisher responded that the lawsuit, filed on Wednesday in federal court in California, is a meritless claim meant to further the career of the aspiring screenwriter making the complaint.”

Adult Magazine Publisher Sues Leaseweb For Providing Services To Copyright Infringers
“Adult magazine publisher Perfect 10 has filed a lawsuit against LeaseWeb, accusing the hosting provider of providing services to several websites that host pirated copies of their images.”

Gawker Seeks Dismissal Of Quentin Tarantino’s Lawsuit
“Tarantino sued Gawker Media Group, Inc. over an article the site published that included a link to his latest script, ‘The Hateful Eight.'”

How To Fight Censorship And Remain Free
“Every day it seems harder and harder to express yourself without fear of intimidation, censorship, mob attack or criminal charges. Reacting to the recent withdrawal of Wendy Doniger’s book The Hindus by Penguin India, the writer presents a comprehensive guide to free speech in India, how it’s being attacked and what we can actually do about it.”

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