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The Internet Archive is ending the National Emergency Library over lawsuit from publishers.

Internet Archive’s National Emergency Library initiative, which made more than 1.3 million books available online for free, will end early as publishers sue for copyright infringement. The nonprofit began offering free books during March as the coronavirus pandemic forced Americans to quarantine... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-12 14:06:26 UTC ]
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Publishers Charge the Internet Archive with Copyright Infringement

Four publishers filed a lawsuit on Monday charging the Internet Archive with copyright infringement and asking for an injunction to prevent the IA’s scanning, public display, and distribution of literary works. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lightning Source to Introduce 'Content Integrity' Guidelines

Lightning Source has sent a notice to all publishers who use Ingram’s print-on-demand service informing them that, as of April 27, it will remove print content from its catalog that falls within certain prohibited areas. The goal, Ingram said, is to uphold the quality of its content and to guard... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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In Filings, Audible Says 'Captions' Copyright Case Should Be Dismissed

In a pair of briefs, Audible argued that Captions is simply a tool for enhancing audiobooks, and rejected what they see as an attempt to “paint Audible and its customers as copyright pirates guilty of ‘classic, willful' copyright infringement.’ Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Applaud Appeals Court Opinion in ‘Capitol Records v. ReDigi’ Copyright Case

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals rules that resale of digital content as conceived by the startup ReDigi is a copyright infringement. The post Publishers Applaud Appeals Court Opinion in ‘Capitol Records v. ReDigi’ Copyright Case appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zondervan Settles Plagiarism Case

Author Carey Scott has won an undisclosed settlement after filing a suit against Zondervan author and speaker Christine Caine for copyright infringement. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA urges MEPs to support controversial copyright law

Tim Godfray, executive chairman of the Booksellers Association, has written to all UK MEPs asking them to support publishers in their fight against copyright infringement. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Emma Cline's ex-boyfriend's copyright claim dismissed

Chaz Reetz-Laiolo had alleged that her bestselling debut novel The Girls stole from his writingsA California judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by author Emma Cline’s ex-boyfriend alleging that Cline’s bestselling debut novel, The Girls, stole from his own writings and infringed his... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon under fire from PA president Redmayne

The Publishers Association's new president, HarperCollins' c.e.o. Charlie Redmayne, has criticised Amazon as "a powerful engine for copyright infringement". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fright Club

Philip Jones on Amazon's Global Store, following Charlie Redmayne's accusation that the company is "a powerful engine for copyright infringement". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Government considers classifying Google and Facebook as publishers

Culture secretary says internet firms may have legal status changed amid concerns about copyright and extremist materialKaren Bradley, the culture secretary, has said the government is considering changing the legal status of Google, Facebook and other internet companies amid growing concerns... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Moppet Books Moves Forward With KinderGuides Line

In spite of a ruling in which the publisher was held liable for nine counts of copyright infringement, the Los Angeles–based press will launch a new line of books this October. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kudos partners with ReadCube on SCN pilot

Research communications platform Kudos is to run a pilot programme aimed at helping find ways to tackle the issue of copyright infringement on scholarly collaboration networks (SCNs) while still embracing academics' wish to increase the visibility of their work. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook is building a tool to hunt copyright infringing videos

YouTube isn't the only site record labels are taking issue with when it comes to copyright infringement. Financial Times reports that music publishers want Facebook to license music that gets posted on its site and take down any user-submitted videos... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2016-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cassandra Clare sued for copyright infringement

American sci-fi and fantasy author Sherrilyn Kenyon is suing Cassandra Clare for copying elements of her ‘Dark Hunter’ series. Kenyon is seeking a court order in the US stopping Clare from infringing on "Dark-Hunter" copyrights and trademarks, saying Clare’s ‘shadowhunter’ series is too similar... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google's Book Scanning is Fair Use, Appeals Court Rules

An appeals court rejected the claims of the Authors Guild that Google's massive book scanning project is copyright infringement. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fifty Shades of Copyright Infringement?

At Addicting Info Nathaniel Downes makes the case that Fifty Shades of Grey is based on 'a flagrant violation of copyright laws.' The post Fifty Shades of Copyright Infringement? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dutch courts lets ebook reseller stay online

Dutch publishers have failed in their efforts to immediately close down ebook reselling site Tom Kabinet.The Amsterdam District Court ruled Monday that the reseller can stay in business, after the Dutch Publishers Association (DPA) filed a preliminary case at the beginning of July to urgently... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Viewing a Web page isn't copyright infringement, top EU court rules

Europeans can continue browsing the Web without fear of breaking copyright law, Europe’s top court has determined in a landmark ruling. The legality of this common practice came into question in Europe as a result of a years-long tussle involving U.K. newspaper publishers, a public relations... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Books case: digitizing 'snippets' of text is ruled 'fair use'

US Circuit Judge Denny Chin says Google Books falls under fair use, while the Authors Guild calls it copyright infringement. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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