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THEY SHOULD HAVE CUT THEIR LOSSES AND PAID UP YEARS AGO
Apple Loses Federal Appeal in E-Books Case

http://www.wsj.com/articles/apple-loses ... business_f
"iPhone maker is expected to pay $450 million, most of it to e-book consumers."

GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES GET TO CHOOSE WHICH OF THEIR EMAILS ARE DELETED?!
Supreme Court won't take jurisdiction of state email case

http://www.post-gazette.com/local/2015/ ... 1506300123
"Across 47 agencies in the executive branch, employees can decide for themselves which emails to keep and which to discard as 'transitory.' Five days after being discarded, the emails are deleted from state servers, unable to be recovered under the Right-to-Know law."

PUBLISHER (ALLEGEDLY) SPENT HIS KIDS' $455 MILLION TRUST FUND (SET UP BY HIS WIFE) TO FUND THE PAPER'S LOSSES WHILE TRYING TO PUT A COMPETITOR OUT OF BUSINESS?
Scaife trustees seek dismissal of siblings' lawsuit
http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/8654 ... z3eYyRhw00
"Trustees for a fund exhausted by late Tribune-Review publisher Dick Scaife asked an Allegheny County judge to dismiss an attempt by his daughter and son to recover hundreds of millions of dollars their father spent during his last 20 years."

WHY YOUR WIFI NEEDS A GOOD PASSWORD!
In high-stakes copyright suit, Cox’s “top infringers” beg for privacy

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015 ... r-privacy/
Accused pirate: "I have mild Alzheimer's/dementia and feel this was a scam." And another: "My husband and I made the enormous mistake of having basically the easiest password someone can have on our Wi-Fi. We calculated the risk of this to be slim to none and realize we have made a terrible mistake. Your Honor, as I'm sure you know it is likely the intention of BMG to either bully us into a settlement or file a lawsuit against us. This would be an unbelievable blow to our family... The main reason we use our Wi-Fi is because of how it is necessary to complete our school assignments and we do not use it for any kind of illegal activities."

HOW ONE WRITER CHANGED THE WORLD, DESPITE BULLYING FROM LARGE FIRMS
Attacks have a history of diminishing debate

http://www.yorktonthisweek.com/opinion/ ... U3lpM.dpuf
"Carson’s ability to describe in simple but passionate language the great damage caused by pesticides, and her courage to express controversial ideas that rankled powerful business and political interests, helped propel the book to massive success. Agrochemical companies responded with furor, threatening the publisher with a libel lawsuit and launching well-funded public relations campaigns touting the safety and necessity of agricultural chemicals..."


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