Whispers And Warnings For October 23rd

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Writer/Biologist who refused to write for free was (allegedly) called an Urban Whore by Biology-Online.org editor.
Biology-Online had (allegedly) only offered her the old “exposure” line we writers hear all the time. The editor has since been fired.

Beatles documentary sparks $100 million lawsuit against Sony/ATV
“According to the suit, filed in U.S. district court in New York last week, the company that filmed the concert allowed the film to be transferred without copyright protection, and that no copyright was ever filed on the performances, putting them in the public domain.”

Harper Lee sues hometown museum
“The legendary author doesn’t like the museum using her name and the book’s title on souvenirs without her approval or any compensation.”

Damages in E-Book Case Pegged at $307 Million
“A filing from the plaintiff states and consumer class made public this week puts the total damages in their lawsuit against Apple over fixing e-book prices at more than $307 million.”

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