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TV station in the Philippines sues 18 pirate sites for $12-Mhttp://www.abs-cbnnews.com/business/11/ ... sites-12-m"ABS-CBN Corp. has filed a $12 million copyright infringement lawsuit against 18 websites for publishing TV shows and movies owned by the entertainment and media conglomerate."ARE YOU PAYING FACEBOOK TO PROMOTE YOUR POSTS? IF SO, YOU MAY NOT BE HAPPY ABOUT THIS.
Facebook Cracks Down On Non-Ad Promotional Feed Posts, Bait-And Switching Pages That Bought Likeshttp://techcrunch.com/2014/11/14/facebo ... /?ncid=rss"Facebook is about to start punishing business Pages that publish spammy, aggressive marketing posts with these kind of words to the News Feed. Facebook will show them to a lot fewer of their fans, even if the Page paid for ads to get those fans."AUTHOR'S KIDS VS. AUTHOR'S WIDOW - NEVER A PLEASANT COMBINATION IN COURT
More twists in John Steinbeck heirs' battle over workshttp://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci ... source=rss"The latest tousle between the author's heirs began two weeks ago, when two federal lawsuits were filed within three days. One, by Steinbeck's biological descendants, seeks to have the estate of Steinbeck's widow stop optioning rights to some of the Salinas author's works, including to high school stage productions of 'Of Mice and Men.' The other, by the estate, accuses Steinbeck's son of slander and seeks to reaffirm its right to manage Steinbeck's canon..."A BIOGRAPHER'S QUANDARY...
Whitaker Nixes Revisions to Cosby Bio...for Nowhttp://publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic ... r-now.html"Mark Whitaker is finally having to face the music, along with Bill Cosby. The former Newsweek editor, whose biography of the actor/comedian, Cosby: His Life and Times, was published on September 16, has come under fire for opting to largely exclude the claims, by various women, that Cosby sexually assaulted them."ECOOKBOOKS.COM CLOSES AFTER LOSING LARGEST CLIENT, THE FOOD NETWORK
Jessica’s Biscuit Closes Online Operationhttp://publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic ... ation.html"The closure follows news that Jessica’s, which offered books at 20-75% off, lost its largest client, the Food Network. At its height, Jessica's also had affiliate relationships with Epicurious.com and Cooking.com, among others."EVER WONDERED HOW MUCH LARGE PUBLISHERS MAKE?
The World's 56 Largest Book Publishers, 2014http://publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic ... -2014.htmlLook at the list at the end of the article.