THE MOST BIZARRE LAWSUIT . . . EVER (31-Day Oatmeal-Funny Junk War)

THE 31-DAY OATMEAL-FUNNY JUNK WAR The Oatmeal is a website operated by cartoonist/humorist Matthew Inman.  On June 2, after Inman complained that the website FunnyJunk was ripping off his content, FunnyJunk’s lawyer  Charles Carreon sent a letter to Inman demanding $20,000 in damages payable by June 12.    Carreon’s letter was not well received by…

Ted’s Tubes: Backpage Backlash, Broadband Speed and The Million Dollar Free Movie

Village Voice Media Under Increased Pressure to Drop Backpage Sex Ads Two years ago State Attorney Generals pressured Craigslist to drop adult oriented advertisements which reportedly generated approximately $36 million in revenue annually for the online classified giant.  The advertisements and pressure have now migrated to Village Voice’s Backpage.com.   H&M, Pfitzer Pharmaceutical, IKEA, Barnes and…

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  TOP STORIES:  THE BATTLE OVER THE INTERNET NET NEUTRALITY KILL SWITCHES AND ICANN   In December, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski moved forward on formalizing the FCC’s 2004 net neutrality principles. The response was immediate. Verizon and Metro PCS rushed to file legal challenges to the rules but the FCC has moved…