Millions of SSNs lifted from South Carolina database – An alert for all the South Carolina readers: “If you live in South Carolina, there’s a very good chance that slipshod state government security has allowed an overseas computer criminal to acquire your Social Security number. The South Carolina Department of ... more >
This falls into the “how did I miss this article” category. News Corp has been accused of hiring hackers to spy on rival Dish network “in a scheme to deprive a competitors of hundreds of millions of dollars. The big news was that in testimony, a computer hacker admitted that ... more >
Sadly what could have provided salacious gossip in the publishing world for months is put to bed. Judith Regan and HarperCollins have put away their litigation swords for an undisclosed sum of money and a sort of apology. “After carefully considering the matter, we accept Ms. Regan’s position that she ... more >
The book world is abuzzing with the complaint filed by Judith Regan, former head of Regan Publishing, a division of HarperCollins. No one can deny that Regan was a success. In her complaint, she alleges that she generated over $1B in sales. Fifteen of Regan’s books were NYT Bestsellers with ... more >
The idea of Rupert Murdoch owning the Wall Street Journal is enough to put shivers down the back of any one in search of “fair and balanced” news but that reality might come sooner than we think. Rupert Murdoch is in talks with the Bancroft Family to have News Corp. ... more >
According to Variety, Judith Regan, who was fired on Friday night of last week, is filing a suit seeking at least, the balance of compensation owed under her contract. Via Media Bistro. If you missed it, Monday opened with swirling allegations that Regan was fired for anti-semitic remarks.