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PostPosted: December 31st, 2014, 1:23 pm 
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ALWAYS READ THE FINE PRINT! THIS IS AN OPTIONAL SERVICE. NOBODY FORCED THE AUTHORS TO PARTICIPATE.
Amazon Offers All-You-Can-Eat Books. Authors Turn Up Noses.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/28/techn ... .html?_r=1
"It may bring in readers, but writers say they earn less. And in interviews and online forums, they have voiced their complaints."

I'll SAY IT AGAIN. UNPAID INTERNSHIPS ARE LEGAL SLAVERY.
U.S. Court Okays Conde Nast $5.85 Million Settlement for Interns Lawsuit

http://madamenoire.com/499781/u-s-court ... s-lawsuit/
A U.S. court has finally approved Conde Nast’s $5.85 million settlement, which will be awarded to more than 7,000 interns.

JUDGE ISSUES GAG ORDER IN LAWSUIT AGAINST COURT? REPORTER FIGHTING IT!
First Amendment challenge (class action) to broad gag order on litigants suing family court

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volo ... litigants/
A New Jersey federal court allows the lawsuit — brought by Paul Nichols, a Bergen Dispatch reporter who wants to interview one of the litigants — to go forward, and seems sympathetic to Nichols’s First Amendment argument.

THIS IS *NOT* ABOUT YOUTUBE USERS UPLOADING SONGS ILLEGALLY
Google Facing $1 Billion Lawsuit Over 20,000 Unlicensed Songs on YouTube

http://www.digitaltrends.com/music/yout ... y-lawsuit/
"Azoff’s claim: The online video site has not secured necessary licensing to include those songs in its upcoming subscription music service, Music Key."

THIS INDICATES CONFIDENCE IN THE FUTURE OF NOOK MEDIA! BARNES AND NOBLE NOW OWNS 100% OF THE SHARES
B&N Buys Out Pearson's Nook Stake

http://publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic ... stake.html
Barnes & Noble has reached an agreement with Pearson to buy out the publisher’s stake in Nook Media for $13.7 million in cash, plus 602,927 shares of B&N common stock.


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