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PostPosted: December 19th, 2014, 1:43 pm 
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SHOULDN'T AMAZON BE FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN SOFTWARE GLITCHES? I BET THEIR CONTRACT PROTECTS THEM FROM INCIDENTS SUCH AS THIS.
Amazon glitch causes some UK business owners to lose thousands

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/12/15/ ... thousands/
"Right in the middle of the holiday shopping season, an Amazon.com software glitch caused local U.K. businesses to lose thousands of dollars early on Saturday..."

I GUESS THE FIRST $1.8 MILLION HE WAS AWARDED WASN'T ENOUGH?
Ventura sues publisher of 'American Sniper' book

http://news.yahoo.com/ventura-sues-publ ... sAnpjQtDMD
"The Star Tribune reports that Ventura's new lawsuit against HarperCollins says publicity about Kyle's claims generated millions of dollars in profits for the New York publisher."

IF YOU CREATE "SUBSIDIARIES" TO AVOID PAYING AUTHOR THEIR FAIR SHARE, YOU'LL EVENTUALLY GET CAUGHT
Appeals Court: Book Publisher Must Face Self-Dealing Lawsuit

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-es ... ook-700448
"Suing romance novelists believe that Harlequin used foreign subsidiaries to create artificially low net receipts on eBooks."

OR COURSE IT SPURRED COMPETITION!
Judge Says Apple’s E-Book Talks With Publishers Spurred Competition

http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2014/12/15/jud ... lbusiness/
"Amazon.com Inc., though not a party in the case, cast a long shadow over the arguments at the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The company held 80% to 90% of the market before the iPhone maker decided to get into the book business, and at least one of the three judges on the appellate panel suggested that Apple’s negotiations with publishers spurred competition by 'breaking the hold of a monopolist.'”

Interesting Foreign Publishing News - SHOULD A PAPER BE LIABLE IF THEY PUBLISH THE NAME OF A MINOR...WHO MAY HAVE LIED ABOUT HER AGE?
Did media fumble on ‘Beautiful Girl’ story?

http://www.sunstar.com.ph/cebu/opinion/ ... ory-382897
"CEBU Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale was asked if some newspapers could be charged with violation of the law when they identified by her real name a 'pretty' girl who was involved in cases of estafa and shoplifting. Magpale said, maybe not because the girl wasn’t being truthful about her age."


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