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April 28, 2018

Black 14

I've posted a couple of stories/videos on what happened in '69 at Wyoming UNiversity
This one I found especially interesting because it contains more footage and reports from 1969
The 10:19 mark also has an interesting question/comment, that is true today
I'll let the viewer decide how relevant

April 23, 2018

Martin Lewis sues Facebook over fake adverts with his name

Martin Lewis, the consumer advice and money-saving expert, is suing for defamation after it published dozens of fake adverts featuring his face and name.

He is seeking exemplary damages in the high court, arguing that Facebook failed to prevent or swiftly remove false advertising that has both tarnished his reputation and lured unwitting victims into costly scams.

Lewis said he would not profit from any damages won, which he would donate to charities combating fraud, but that he hoped the action would prompt the site to stamp out scam adverts.

snip

He said Facebook had failed to stop the adverts despite his complaints and action. “It is consistent, it is repeated. Other companies such as Outbrain who have run these adverts have taken them down. What is particularly pernicious about Facebook is that it says the onus is on me, so I have spent time and effort and stress repeatedly to have them taken down.

link
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/apr/22/martin-lewis-sues-facebook-over-fake-ads-with-his-name

April 17, 2018

Wow! What a family (South Korea)

I'm referring to the Cho/Jo's (Depending on the English version you use-- the family uses Cho)
Cho Hyun-min, Senior Vice-President of Korean Air, and the youngest daughter of Hanjin Group (Korea) CEO/President Cho Yang-ho, has been suspended after it was revealed she threw water in the face of an advertising manager.
The Hanjin Group in true PR failure, first claimed she didn't hit hit the manager in the face. Then, likely realizing that throwing water on another person is unacceptable period, changed their story to, she threw the cup on the floor, Hyun-min (I guess before she knew the companies PR spin) claimes she pushed the cup of water, it landed on the floor and it accidentally hit the man (in the face).

For those of you unfamiliar with the Hanjin Group, Hyun-min's older sister Cho Hyun-ah is derisively referred to as the 'Nut Rage' after her melt down at JFK airport over a bag of nuts.
According to sources, the father has no anger issues, but all of his children do.
This is commonplace in Korea among the third generation Jaebol (the grandchildren of the founders of some of Korea's largest companies). Samsung's young heir's and heiresses have been described as petty, ignorant of how the company is run, corrupt and have been accused of using company assets as a personal piggy bank. Their father has been hospitalized, mostly in a coma, for many years. One of his children reportedly tried to run someone over with a car at the Shilla Hotel

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