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Wednesday News: Cell phones and supercookies, EFF’s plan for abandoned games, infringement suit against Jay Z, and PW’s best books for 2014

Wednesday News: Cell phones and supercookies, EFF’s plan for abandoned games,...

Verizon, AT&T tracking their users with ‘supercookies’ – Soooo, it turns out that companies like AT&T and Verizon have been using something called “supercookies” to basically track everything their customers do on the internet with their cell phones. Isn’t that… more

Tuesday News: SCOTUS rejects Conan Doyle estate, Ebook product placement, Marvel expands the comics canon, and amazing libraries

Tuesday News: SCOTUS rejects Conan Doyle estate, Ebook product placement, Marvel...

Sherlock Holmes to Remain in Public Domain After Supreme Court Declines Case – So you’ve got to give the Conan Doyle estate credit for their persistence. Except, you know for the bad faith licensing fees. And SCOTUS has delivered the… more

Monday News: Digital books and learning, reading strategies, Pew’s online harassment research, and advertising at Dear Author

Monday News: Digital books and learning, reading strategies, Pew’s online harassment...

Ebooks suck for learning – Baldur Bjarnason has written a relatively short but pithy post that brought to mind those articles claiming that digital books are making us stupid, blah blah blah. Bjarnason focuses on the way physical books are… more

Friday News: Scientist sues “American Hustle” filmmakers, Colbert mocks Gamergate, men and contraception, and some Halloween reading

Friday News: Scientist sues “American Hustle” filmmakers, Colbert mocks Gamergate, men...

‘American Hustle’ Sued by Microwave Expert … The Movie Nuked My Reputation! – Sooooo, if you’ve ever seen the movie “American Hustle,” you likely remember the scene where Jennifer Lawrence’s character passive aggressively blows up their microwave by trying to… more

Thursday News: AAP numbers released, Hungary wants to tax the internet, NY court strikes down cyberbullying law, and The Poetry Brothel

Thursday News: AAP numbers released, Hungary wants to tax the internet,...

Children’s fuels 2014 growth in US – The Association of American Publishers have released their numbers regarding what is and isn’t selling in US publishing. In addition to the boom represented by kid lit, audiobooks are on the rise (26.2%)… more