Saturday, April 2, 2016

Link roundup

1. "An Oklahoma man who has gained national exposure for his 'video vigilante' campaign to expose street prostitution in his hometown was arrested yesterday for allegedly paying hookers to ensure that they serviced customers in an area where he could easily film the illicit trysts."

2. "Looking to cash in on a booming real estate market, Los Angeles property owners are demolishing an increasing number of rent-controlled buildings to build pricey McMansions, condos and new rentals, leading to hundreds of evictions across the city."

More than 1,000 rent-controlled apartments were taken off the market last year — a nearly threefold increase since 2013
3. "Jay Z has launched a 'giant lawsuit' against the former owners of Tidal"
The rapper and business mogul has written to several of the former major shareholders in Tidal/WiMP owner Aspiro, accusing them of exaggerating how many subscribers the service had when his finance vehicle, Project Panther Bidco, bought the company at the start of last year.

4. ThreeA's Master Chief figure is $65 off this weekend.