How How Became a No-Way No-How
"yet another in a long line of farcical law suits..."
“The… case is thick with irony” says the NYT of today’s featured legal folly– “one company is accusing another of stealing its platform for ethical behavior.”
Also – should children be protected from their parents’ childhood trauma? The British courts say – yes. Philip Larkin, in his memorable poem This Be The Verse, would presumably have demurred. Incidentally, Peter got it wrong when he said that Larkin was sometime British poet laureate – he never was.
Links to other stories featured in this episode…
- Bestselling Author Claims to Own the Word “How” And Launches Suit Over It
- NYT Public Editor Takes on Amazon-HBG Coverage
- Author Nicholas Sparks releases statement about lawsuit
- Denver Students Protest Proposed Curriculum ‘Censorship’
- Ex-wife of well-known performer obtains injunction against book to protect son
- Neill Blomkamp, Sony Cleared in ‘Elysium’ Copyright Suit
- Marvel settlement with Kirby leaves freelancers’ rights in doubt
Photo by Kevin Dooley