It Took 17 Years: Freelancers Receive $9M In Copyright Suit
from The New York Times
Seventeen years after nearly 3,000 freelance journalists filed a class-action lawsuit (joined by ASJA) claiming copyright infringement by some of the country’s biggest publishers, the checks are finally in the mail. The 2,500 writers (including many ASJA members) who made it through the tortuous legal process will start receiving their pieces of a settlement totaling $9 millions this week.
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