The News: Squeaky Clean

• Class-action lawsuit against trans-fats in KFC, but here’s the extra-spicy rub: none of the litigants actually ate there. [LAT]
• The skittle of a death rattle: Blockbuster parries Netflix’s patents. [LAT]
• The only PIN related activity this former Verizon CSR will have for the next six years involves three guys and a bar of soap. [LAT]
• This house was, alarmingly, built on payment-option adjustable mortgages. [CT]
• New Russia, same corruption, except Motorala is calling it out. [NYT]
• Inflation in May dissimilar to matzoh. [NYT]

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  1. ModerateSnark says:

    I’ve never been a big fan of Blockbuster, but I’d want them to win this one.

    No matter how good Netflix is now, do we really want them to have a monopoly on online rentals?

    And is this the kind of thing anyone should be allowed to patent?

    Imagine if Amazon had been allowed to patent “selling stuff on the internet.”