Talking Points: Internet, Music, Books

Internet, Music, Books

Internet crimes netted the perpetrators $455 billion in 2017. CNBC.com, April 15, 2018

Forty-three percent of music revenues came from streaming last year. Tech Crunch, April 23,2018

Every book to hit #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List in 2018 so far has either been about contemporary politics in general or President Trump in particular. CNN, April 16, 2018

“In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed wealth is something to be ashamed of.” Confucius

Nearly half of working millennials have $15,000 or more in savings and 16% have $100,000 or more in savings. MarketWatch, April 26, 2018

“You never see further than your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.” E.L. Doctorow

West Virginia attorney John Barrett really wants his clients to know he won a $61 million verdict against Dish Network on their behalf after a company contractor badgered people with marketing phone calls. There is just one hitch: His clients keep hanging up when he calls to convey the good news. “I do see the irony of a bunch of lawyers calling people who have been bombarded with telemarketing calls” said Barrett. The Wall Street Journal, April 15, 2018

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