MPAA and Hotfile settle, French court orders search engines to delist sites and postal service sued over statue of liberty stamp. The post Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 309 – Hot Settlement appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
German postal carrier Deutsche Post DHL tests a drone delivery service that could help supply areas with minimal road access
All right, it's been done before, but not for a while: Nickelodeon is partnering with the ever-embattled U.S. Postal Service to promote its long-running children's series SpongeBob SquarePants, in which a member of the order dictyoceratida...Show More Summary
Did you hear the one about the U.S. Post Office and the Statue of Liberty? So the Postal Service decides to issue a stamp commemorating perhaps the single most iconic image around the world representing the United States of America, the country that the post office serves so faithfully — rain, snow, or shine. Show More Summary
The U.S. Postal Service plans to test same-day delivery in the New York metropolitan area for the next year, expanding a pilot program it started a year ago in San Francisco to win business from online retailers. The Postal Service disclosed its intention to expand the same-day distribution test to the biggest U.S. Show More Summary
Hannah Dreier of The Associated Press reports, "An embarrassing mistake involving a Statue of Liberty stamp could come back to haunt the U.S. Postal Service. The 'forever' stamp design released in 2011 was not based on the statue in New York Harbor, as intended, but on a replica outside the New York-New York casino hotel in Las Vegas. Show More Summary
Squashed between Madison Square Garden and Penn Station, the James Farley Post Office was built in 1912, and is proudly inscribed with the unofficial creed of the United States Postal Service: Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. Show More Summary
This looks to be one of the most egregiously embarrassing mistakes in the history of the U.S. Postal Service: The stamp design released in 2011 was not based on the statue in New York Harbor, as intended, but on a replica outside the New York-New York casino hotel in Las Vegas. Now, the sculptor who […]
[Washington Post] Two years ago the United States Postal Service admitted it made a huge mistake by issuing a “Forever” stamp featuring the Statue of Liberty. Not that Lady Liberty isn’t the perfect subject for a stamp, but because the agency used an image of a replica sculpture from a Las Vegas Casino. Back then it was all “shrug, … [More]
The Postal Service just cannot catch a break these days. A sculptor has sued the USPS because it mistakenly used his version of the Statue of Liberty on a stamp instead of the original in New York Harbor, reports AP. The mistake itself is old news : The Postal Service created...
MPAA can't call Hotfile pirates, Aimee Mann wins opening round in music licensing case and U.S. Postal Service sued over liberty statue stamp. The post 3 Count: Can’t Say Pirate appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
(LISBON, Portugal) — The Portuguese government is getting more than 578 million euros ($784 million) from the privatization of a 70 percent stake in national mail company CTT – Correios de Portugal. Parpublica, which manages state holdings,...Show More Summary
MMW has learned that The National Postal Forum (NPF), an annual event connecting United States Postal Service (USPS) executives and mailing professionals nationwide, is going digital. Joy Gendusa, founder and CEO of Clearwater-based marketing firm PostcardMania, has purportedly been tapped to serve as the official presenter for the March 2014 event. Show More Summary
Stamp collectors and history fans will remember the faux pas the U.S. Postal Service committed in late 2010 when it issued a “Forever” stamp depicting the Statue of Liberty and claimed it was the original in New York Harbor. It was not, it turns out, the statue that has welcomed immigrants from the tip of […]
The U.S. Postal Service‘s inspector general is seeking public opinion about the recently released Harry Potter stamps as a test of how Americans feel about a new commercial direction for postage. Inspector General David Williams is asking stamp fans to weigh in on its blog and wondering whether the fictional British boy wizard created by author J.K. […]
Michael Fallon is the Spectator’s Minister of the Year, nicknamed the ‘Minister for Royal Shale’ for his dual role in the privatisation of the postal service and getting fracking going… Continue reading The post Michael: Green energy isn’t the government’s energy priority appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Amazon 'Prime Air' could be the first step toward a postal service free of surveillance.
(LAS VEGAS) — An embarrassing mistake involving a Statue of Liberty stamp is coming back to haunt the U.S. Postal Service. The stamp design released in 2011 was not based on the statue in New York Harbor, as intended, but on a replica outside the New York-New York casino hotel in Las Vegas. Show More Summary
The mailman was black...Twenty-six-year-old Tyson Jerome Barnette was shot to death in the 1600 block of Reed Street in Landover, around 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The Postal Service has offered a $125,000 reward trying to solve a crime that...Show More Summary
MILAN (Reuters) - Italian airline Alitalia received less than two thirds of the 300 million euros ($407 million) it was seeking in an emergency cash call and said it expects to raise the rest from the state-owned postal service and other investors.