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MORE ON THE SECOND CLASS-ACTION LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST AUTHOR SOLUTIONS (A.K.A. Xlibris, iUniverse, Trafford, and many more)

Author Solutions (Author House, Xlibris, et. al.) SUED AGAIN!!
viewtopic.php?f=14&t=9437

SECOND CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST AUTHOR SOLUTIONS INC.
http://accrispin.blogspot.com/2015/03/s ... filed.html

Second Class Action Suit Filed Against Author Solutions
http://www.theindependentpublishingmaga ... tions.html

Writers Be Warned: The Case Against Author Solutions (Part 1)
http://www.theindependentpublishingmaga ... art-1.html

Writers Be Warned: The Case Against Author Solutions (Part 2)
http://www.theindependentpublishingmaga ... art-2.html

Writers Be Warned: The Case Against Author Solutions (Part 3)
http://www.theindependentpublishingmaga ... art-3.html

UPDATE ON THE FIRST CLASS-ACTION LAWSUIT
http://accrispin.blogspot.com/2015/03/u ... tions.html

Author Solutions (First) Class Action Scheduled For 2015
http://www.theindependentpublishingmaga ... -2015.html

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OTHER NEWS -

OOPS! LOOKS LIKE SOMEBODY PERHAPS DIDN'T UNDERSTAND COPYRIGHT LAW? IT WASN'T IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN.
Copyright lawsuit filed over well-known Keys autobiography

http://www.keysnet.com/2015/05/01/50248 ... -well.html
"The lawsuit claims that Milemarker Books in Marathon has been 'publishing, reprinting and selling' the second edition of 'Charlotte's Story' without permission from the Friends of the Islamorada Area State Parks."

THE RECORD DIDN'T WANT TO INCLUDE THE CONFIDENTIALITY CLAUSE
Lawsuit stalls in Sarah Palin's use of The Record's iconic 9/11 photo

http://www.northjersey.com/news/lawsuit ... -1.1314340
"But her demand for a confidentiality clause to keep the details secret — because her political action committee 'did not want any hint of compromise associated with her name' — became a roadblock to a final settlement..."

IF THIS IS TRUE, DID THEY REALLY THINK THEY WOULDN'T GET CAUGHT?!
Oscar Nominee Claims Copyright Infringement

http://news.yahoo.com/hollywood-docket- ... NlYwNzcg--
"He claims the producers of Peggy Guggenheim have included 50 minutes of his music in the film, which centers on the travels and art collection of the early-20th century socialite. He says they negotiated with him to use his compositions, but rejected his terms and included his music anyway. They allegedly then used his name to advertise the film in Tribeca and in other marketing."

THEY CLAIMED USERS UPLOADED THE ILLEGAL MATERIAL...BUT TURNS OUT THEIR EMPLOYEES DID, TOO, MAKING THEM LIABLE
Grooveshark finally gutted by the court for copyright infringement

http://www.digitaltrends.com/music/long ... z3ZHP5Tf2K
"...a judge ruled that Grooveshark employees had personally uploaded thousands of songs without permission. Since company employees, rather than users, had uploaded the songs, Grooveshark was deemed to be guilty of copyright infringement."


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