Well, that was quick. The Palin v. Gawker copyright fight over a leak of Sarah Palin’s memoir has been resolved just four days after the suit was filed. HarperCollins says that Gawker agreed to keep the images of Palin’s book off its site forever, but did not disclose if it received any payment for its copyright troubles.
The publisher also emphasized that its copyright attack on Gawker wasn’t an attempt at censorship or stifling criticism generally, saying: “HarperCollins does welcome public commentary on its books so long as any book content is utilized in a manner that is consistent with the law.”
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