Authors Subjected to Dispute

Writers turn the page

Authors are weighing in on the lawsuit between publishers and the Internet Archive, which purchases books for digital lending. While certain authors are standing in support of traditional libraries, they are also acknowledging dissimilarities between Internet Library and brick and mortar book lending. Internet Archive, however, has compared its services to that of a library, equipped with limitations of use. Publishers, such as Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins Publishers LLC, John Wiley & Sons Inc. and Penguin Random House, have accused the non-profit organization of committing copyright infringement and capitalizing the authors’ market for their e-books.   Continue reading

Luxury and a Dash of Scam

Contest winners tricked

The Kardashian clan cannot escape the spotlight, as the famous family’s highest earning member is named as a defendant in a recent lawsuit, which has been filed on behalf of individuals who claimed they were duped into participating in a fraudulent promotional giveaway that took place in 2020. Kim Kardashian does not stand as the only defendant in the case, but is joined by her sister’s ex-boyfriend, Scott Disick. According to the complaint, Disick allegedly organized the promotion and Kardashian endorsed it on her social media account. An additional defendant in the case, a company called Curated, is confident that the giveaway was legal. Continue reading

Decision Wrinkles a Defense

Smoothing over complaints?

For years, personal care and cosmetics companies have produced advertisements that highlight the need to introduce skincare regimens that may aid in the curbing of probable topical aging. By using their products or services, you may look younger, feel healthier, and reduce the weathering that accompanies the passage of time. L’Oreal, however, is one company that must answer to the complaints reported by customers who claim that two collagen products do not adequately help the anti-aging process of wrinkle care. Continue reading