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Friday News: Wireless ISP allegedly blocks email encryption; Whisper v. Guardian on privacy; diversity in publishing; and 33 free Philip K. Dick stories

Friday News: Wireless ISP allegedly blocks email encryption; Whisper v. Guardian...

Revealed: ISPs Already Violating Net Neutrality To Block Encryption And Make Everyone Less Safe Online – So if you haven’t yet been engaged in the net neutrality debate, this might motivate your interest. According to VPN company Golden Frog, at… more

Thursday News: Barbara Freethy partners with Ingram; Richard Flanagan takes the Man Booker Prize; Anthony Horowitz ARC surprise; and Jules Verne amusement park.

Thursday News: Barbara Freethy partners with Ingram; Richard Flanagan takes the...

Ground-breaking Print Venture With Ingram! – So successful self-published author Barbara Freethy has announced a publishing endeavor, in which her books will be distributed in print through Hyde Street Press, which is Freethy’s own “independent publishing company.” Rather than partner… more

Thursday News: SCOTUS denies cert in Superman case, interview with Zane, Black women in British history exhibit, and Gif enhanced manuscripts

Thursday News: SCOTUS denies cert in Superman case, interview with Zane,...

The estate of Superman co-creator Joseph Shuster can’t leap the high court to grab back rights from DC Comics – In 1992, Jean Peavy, sister of Superman co-creator Joseph Shuster, made an agreement with Warner Brothers related to her brother’s… more

Monday News: The Turtles’s copyright case, discrimination suit against Nicholas Sparks, PW’s publishing survey results, and “motion as metaphor”

Monday News: The Turtles’s copyright case, discrimination suit against Nicholas Sparks,...

Copyright land grab by The Turtles threatens digital music, will not help young musicians – You may or may not be familiar with the 1970′s pop group, The Turtles, and their legal victory against SiriusXM for so-called “unpaid royalties” on… more

Friday News: The Dear Author Defense Fund, Facebook promises circumspection, JP Morgan Chase breach ubiquitous, and Roxane Gay to write for The Toast

Friday News: The Dear Author Defense Fund, Facebook promises circumspection, JP...

Dear Author/Jane Litte Defense Fund – Many people have been asking if and how they can contribute to Dear Author and Jane Litte’s legal defense. Consequently, this campaign was created. The Dear Author Jane Litte Legal Defense Fund will be… more

Thursday News: Facebook apologizes for “fake name” snafu, E-books and research libraries, global gender bias in film, and the DA ad book is open

Thursday News: Facebook apologizes for “fake name” snafu, E-books and research...

Facebook’s chief product officer apologizes to the LGBTQ community – Facebook CPO Chris Cox penned what appears to be a pretty earnest and humble apology for discriminating against LGBTQ users by flagging their user names as fake. Although Facebook does… more

Tuesday News: Dangers of corporate copyright infringement, when gender and religion collide, 1930s Harlem map, and cute proposal story

Tuesday News: Dangers of corporate copyright infringement, when gender and religion...

Bugging out: How rampant online piracy squashed one insect photographer – An interesting article about how widespread corporate copyright infringement has imperiled the professional life of a nature photographer. In other words, the opposite of how many people perceive piracy,… more