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Bolton Wins Key Decision in Legal Battle Over His Memoir

In a ruling last week, a federal judge said he will allow the former Trump National Security Advisor to conduct discovery on whether Trump administration officials acted in bad faith in holding up the pre-publication review of Bolton's memoir 'The Room Where It Happened.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple suffers a loss in lawsuit against maker of iPhone emulators

Apple sued security start-up Corellium last year, accusing it of violating copyright law for offering researchers access to “virtual” iPhones that can help them find bugs in iOS products. Now, a federal judge in Florida has tossed Apple’s copyright c... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2020-12-30 12:03:47 UTC ]
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Court Rules the DoJ's Case Against Bolton Can Go Forward

A federal judge this week denied former national security adviser John Bolton’s motion to dismiss the government's case against him, finding that the government has presented sufficient evidence to support its claim that Bolton breached his confidentiality agreements by publishing his memoir... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge Issues Sweeping Order Against E-book Piracy Operation

A federal judge in Washington has issued a preliminary injunction against a major e-book piracy operation known as the KISS Library, after the operators of the site failed to show up at a hearing or to file any response to a lawsuit filed in July by the Authors Guild, Amazon Publishing, Penguin... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump Administration Sues to Block California Net Neutrality Law

The Department of Justice asked a federal judge in California to block the state’s 2018 net neutrality law contending that it countermands federal regulations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Cohen will be released and allowed to finish his memoir from home confinement.

[Updated 1:18 pm ET] Michael Cohen will be released from prison on Friday under orders from a federal judge, who said he was re-imprisoned after an initial release to home confinement in retaliation for his plans to publish a book about the president. “I make the finding that the purpose of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-23 14:28:49 UTC ]
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Trump is trying to block publication of John Bolton's book. What's he scared of? | Lloyd Green

The memoir reportedly depicts Trump as caring more about re-election than US national security. No wonder he wants to quash itOn Tuesday, the Trump administration asked a federal judge to block publication of John Bolton’s The Room Where It Happened, the former national security adviser’s... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-17 06:30:46 UTC ]
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California Freelancer Law Could Expand Exemptions for Journalists

California lawmakers are reconsidering a controversial provision to a newly implemented state law which limits freelance journalists to 35 articles per-year in the same publication before they must be considered full- or part-time employees, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez announced earlier this... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-18 17:45:45 UTC ]
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What’s Next for Audible Captions?

A federal judge is set to weigh in on whether the controversial audiobook program amounts to copyright infringement—and publishers are feeling good about their chances. But should they? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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AT&T completes purchase of Time Warner, ushering in new era for Warner Bros., CNN and HBO

Time Warner Inc. is no more. Late Thursday, AT&T Inc. announced that it completed its $85-billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc., just two days after a federal judge in Washington gave the deal the green light. AT&T wasted little time consolidating its hard-fought prize — a blockbuster... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Ruling Over Embedded Tweets Could Change Online Publishing

A federal judge from New York ruled that embedding a tweet containing an image in a webpage could be considered copyright infringement. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2018-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hawaii judge blocks Trump's new travel ban

A federal judge in Hawaii on Tuesday issued an order blocking major parts of President Trump’s newest travel ban, suggesting it violated immigration law. The decision from U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu stops the administration’s travel restrictions nationwide before they were... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Still No Opinion, but Judge's Order Bans Distribution of 'Infringing' KinderGuides

A federal judge has signed off on a permanent injunction immediately barring Moppet Books from distributing in the U.S. any versions of its KinderGuides series held to be infringing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, Authors Win KinderGuides Copyright Case

A federal judge has found that Moppet Books had infringed copyright with its unauthorized children's "learning guides" to a host of classic novels. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper sentenced to 18 years in prison for drugging and raping women in four states

Retired NFL star Darren Sharper, convicted of drugging and raping nine women in Los Angeles, Nevada, Arizona and Louisiana, was sentenced to 18 years in prison Thursday by a federal judge in New Orleans. Sharper, 41, had previously pleaded guilty or no contest to drugging and sexually... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Books Is Good for Everybody

In 1990, Pierre N. Leval, then serving as a federal judge, ran across an unexpected stumbling block while crafting a Harvard Law Review article about the “fair use” doctrine of American copyright law. To wit, he was worried that quoting his own cases, exactly as they had been published in law... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2015-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge rejects two charges against deputy U.S. marshal in 2008 killing

A federal judge on Wednesday tossed out two charges against an off-duty deputy U.S. marshal accused of killing a man during a confrontation in a Fairfax-area alley. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Court Approves Condé Nast $5.85 Mln Intern Pay Settlement

Condé Nast on Monday won a federal judge's preliminary approval to pay $5.85 million to settle a class-action lawsuit by thousands of former interns who claimed the magazine publisher underpaid them. Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2014-12-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's $450 million ebooks settlement gets final approval

A federal judge in New York has given final approval to a settlement in which Apple will pay $450 million for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices for ebooks. Judge Denise Cote of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan called the settlement “fair and reasonable.” It requires Apple to pay $400... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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8 Years Later, Google's Book Scanning Crusade Ruled 'Fair Use'

Eight years after a group of authors and publishers sued Google for scanning more than 20 million library books without the permission of rights holders, a federal judge has ruled that the web giant's sweeping book project stayed within the bounds of U.S. copyright law.     Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2013-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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