Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and the information in this post is not legal advice. If you have copyright issues or concerns, consult the Copyright Office in your country or contact a copyright lawyer.
Authors Guild announces $18 million copyright settlement in this article. This is a great reason why people should learn about copyright before it costs them. Worth noting the ruling applies to those who didn’t upgrade from the basic copyright to the full copyright. They won’t get as much, but they do get something.