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Freedom to Publish Advocacy: Authors Guild Wins ‘CockyGate’ Court Ruling

In a court case mounted with the Romance Writers of America, the Authors Guild has prevailed against Faleena Hopkins in the Southern District of New York: Authors can use the word 'cocky' in titles. The post Freedom to Publish Advocacy: Authors Guild Wins ‘CockyGate’ Court Ruling appeared first... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Legal sports betting set to explode after court ruling. But get ready for a battle over the dollars

Suddenly, all bets are on regarding the future of American sports gambling. A surge in betting caused by the Supreme Court’s lifting of a federal ban on sports wagering is expected to trigger new gaming opportunities and burnish existing sports books in Las Vegas casinos — but also spawn a battle... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check your Amazon account for free credit as Apple coughs up in ebook lawsuit settlement

Following a court ruling that it was involved in ebook price-fixing with five publishers, Apple has started the process of paying back $400m in refunds. Despite agreeing to pay out the thick end of half a billion dollars, Apple denies doing anything wrong. Interestingly, the payouts will not... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2016-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German industry rocked by Federal Supreme Court ruling

A court ruling that ends the decades-long practice of distributing copyright levies equally between authors and publishers is rocking Germany’s book industry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Turkey blocks Facebook, YouTube and Twitter; Zuckerberg caves in, Google fights back

Today Turkey blocked access to a number of websites including YouTube and Twitter. The ban came after the sites published images of a prosecutor being taken hostage at a court in Istanbul earlier in the week. Google has vowed to getting things back up and running, but it's not the same story for... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2015-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's Eddy Cue on ebooks price-fixing war: 'I'd do it again'

iBooks chief fighting US court ruling that the company ‘conspired’ to fix prices in its competition with Amazon is defiant before trial. Tim Cook ‘feels the same’Apple goes before a US federal appeal court in two weeks to try to overturn a US Justice Department ruling on ebooks price-fixing. But... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge bars Apple from price-fixing deals with ebook publisher

Apple says it will appeal against a court ruling that bans the company from entering into deals with publishers that could allow ebook prices to be fixed or inflated. The case was raised by the Department of Justice and judge Denise Cote's decision is very much in line with what they were... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2013-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Ruling Heaps Doubt on "MFN" Clauses

Last week's court ruling that the price-matching provision in Apple's contracts with five major book publishers was part of a conspiracy to fix ebook prices, heaped doubt on such provisions, called most-favored-nation clauses. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2013-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coalition must implement Digital Economy Act - Bristow

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 16/05/2011 - 09:55 The coalition government must implement the Digital Economy Act in order to safeguard intellectual property (IP), the president of the Publishers Association has said. Implementation of the act, which was approved last year,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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