Mar 29

As Cash-Strapped Getty Images Struggles Are Their Contributors Suffering the Effects Too?

On March 13 Getty Images’ Jonathan Klein announced he was stepping down as CEO but would

remain on the board as chairman. This came on the heels of the announcement that Getty burned through one-third of its cash reserves in the last quarter of 2014 as the company struggles to compete with mid-size stock companies such as Fotolia.

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Mar 14

Getty Images CEO Jonathan Klein Announces He Is Stepping Down

Getty Images Chairman and CEO Jonathan Klein just announced that he will be stepping down as CEO as soon as a successor is found. This announcement comes after a February 23 earnings report to investors which stated that in the last three months of 2014 the company burned through one-third of its cash reserves which fell from $41 million to $27 million. It appears that Klein will stay on as chairman and continue to guide Getty’s policy.

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Jan 24

Are You Up-To-Date on the Latest Meltdown of the Dash Poet and Author Linda Ellis?

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Get Poetic Justice Author April Brown

If you have not been following the recent online battle between April Brown and Linda Ellis, you have missed a lot. It all started about three weeks ago when April announced her forthcoming book, “Poetic Justice“. Linda Ellis immediately went into action trying to:

  • Intimidate April into not publishing her book
  • Try the best she can to do some damage control
  • Do her usual selective editing, distortion, and twisting of whatever information and material she can to try and smear the reputation of April or anyone else supporting her.

 

April, of course, was the first to come under fire. April and Linda have a long history. Linda has pulled out some of her favorites from her bag of tricks. The full details are in the link above but a quick rundown would be that she took out a Google Ad words campaign against April, created two smear websites, posting on April’s “Poetic Justice” Facebook page linking to Linda’s smear websites of April and more.

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Aug 27

Copyright Attorney Mike Meier Learns a New Phrase-the Streisand Effect

Just recently copyright attorney Mike Meier sent DMCA takedown notices on behalf of Copyright Law Group to the domain registrars of

Copyright Attorney Mike Meier Files DMCA Takedown Notices

Copyright Attorney Mike Meier Files DMCA Takedown Notices

ExtortionLetterInfo.com (ELI) and fightcopyrighttrolls.com (FCT). ELI immediately publish the letter on their form and document library followed shortly by FCT. Copyright attorneys who do not like groups like ELI and FCT reporting on their activities have started using DMCA takedown notices as a method for trying to silence the reporters and remove information. We first saw this tactic used by Georgia poet and Copyright Troll Linda Ellis when she filed takedown notices against several sites reporting on her activities.

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