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October 4, 2020, 1:10 AM

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Aarian Marshall / Wired:
Library checkouts of ebooks are up 52% YoY since March as libraries pay an average of $40 per copy due to publisher restrictions limiting library lending  —  Checkouts of digital books from a popular service are up 52 percent since March.  Publishers say their easy availability hurts sales.
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Rebecca Jennings / Vox:
An inside look at the world of TikTok “collab houses” in Los Angeles, amid allegations of exploitative talent managers withholding money from influencers  —  You're 19 years old.  You get famous overnight.  You move to LA. Now what?  —  Photo illustrations by Temi Coker for Vox
Jason Koebler / VICE:
Twitter says it will take action against tweets that openly wish or hope for Trump's death, citing an existing “abusive behavior” rule  —  “Content that wishes, hopes or expresses a desire for death, serious bodily harm, or fatal disease against an individual is against our rules.”
Christine Hall / Crunchbase News:
Snappr raises $10M Series A led by Basis Set Ventures to develop its photographer and visual content on-demand marketplace, bringing its total raised to $13M  —  Snappr raised $10 million in Series A funding to further develop its photographer and visual content marketplace.

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