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PostPosted: February 25th, 2015, 8:47 pm 
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I CAN'T BELIEVE THEY THOUGHT THEY COULD GET AWAY WITH THIS...
Fifty Shades of Grey Publishing Partner Wins Lawsuit

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/fifty-sha ... IAUhXQtDMD
"Today's verdict confirmed that Jennifer Pedroza was a partner in The Writer's Coffee Shop. The jury determined that fraud had been committed by Ms. Amanda Hayward and TWCS Operations Proprietary when they induced Ms. Pedroza into a Service Agreement, and also deprived her of her share of one of the most successful book deals in history."

I'LL BE KEEPING MY EYE ON THIS ONE
James Risen And Houghton Mifflin Sued Over Libel Of NSA/CIA Whistleblower

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/james-ris ... 0AtenQtDMD
"Risen and the publisher were put on notice and given several months to retract and pay damages for the alleged false and misleading statements but arrogantly refused."

WHY IT'S DANGEROUS TO GIVE AMAZON SO MUCH POWER OVER YOUR SUCCESS
Did Amazon Sink the Queen of Online Erotica?

http://www.vulture.com/2015/02/amazon-t ... otica.html
"Engler’s experience is instructive of the tenuousness of digital-book publishing and how beholden it is to Amazon."

IF HE WASN'T PREVIOUSLY DIAGNOSED, THEY MIGHT LOSE THIS SUIT
Parents sue U., newspaper for ‘damaging’ son’s reputation with ‘autism’ label

http://www.sltrib.com/news/2194788-155/ ... r-damaging
"Plaintiffs say Deseret News article identifying son as autistic caused emotional distress."

JUST BECAUSE A PICTURE IS ALL OVER THE INTERNET DOESN'T MEAN YOU CAN USE IT FOR PROFIT WITHOUT PERMISSION
Boom! Success Kid's mom sues fireworks company for using his image

http://mashable.com/2015/02/25/success- ... source=rss
"Laney Marie Griner, whose 2007 pic of her son, S.G., has since become a popular meme, is suing Jake's Fireworks. The company is using S.G.'s image on a product called Back Off that claims to shoot flaming balls, and features the image of a pacifier on its packaging. Griner is claiming copyright infringement, and is asking for unspecified damages."


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