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AAP Seeking $300K in Legal Fees After Winning Maryland E-book Case

After successfully challenging Maryland’s library e-book law in court, the Association of American Publishers is now seeking to recover roughly $300,000 in court costs and legal fees from the state. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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From the Archive: July 02, 2012

As ALA wraps up its annual meeting in Washington, D.C., we look back at our coverage of its 2012 event. Then as now, e-book lending was a divisive issue. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Final Order, Court Declares Maryland's Library E-book Law Unconstitutional

The final order declares Maryland's groundbreaking, controversial library e-book law preempted by the Federal Copyright Act and blocks its enforcement, all but ending a months-long lawsuit filed by the Association of American Publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Court Seeks Proposed Declaratory Judgment in Maryland E-book Case

A federal judge has asked the parties for a proposed declaratory judgment to end the legal dispute over Maryalnd's library e-book law, but the parties dispute whether the request means the court is preparing to deny the AAP's bid for a permanent injunction. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Prepare to earn CompTIA and AWS certifications with this $20 e-book bundle

IT professionals are accustomed to spending too much money to upgrade their skills and land new roles. But, these days, it’s not as necessary. That’s because web-based resources are available that are far more cost-effective—for example, the 2022 CompTIA and AWS Practice Exam E-Book Bundle,... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2022-05-20 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Rhode Island Advances Its Library E-book Law

On May 18, the Rhode Island Senate's Committee on Education unanimously voted to advance the state's library e-book law out of committee and to the floor for a full vote. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble is finally offering an audiobook service

Barnes & Noble finally has a direct answer to Amazon's purchase of Audible. The bookseller has launched a B&N Audiobooks service in the US that lets you either buy recordings or pay $15 per month for a subscription that offers one recurring monthly credit. You'll have access to more than... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-04-07 16:21:47 UTC ]
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Maryland Library E-book Law Faces Permanent Injunction

After declining to appeal a preliminary injunction issued last month, Maryland attorneys now have until April 11 to show why a permanent injunction should not be issued. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's AirPods Pro drop to $175, plus the rest of the week's best tech deals

A slew of gadgets went on sale this week and many remain discounted as we head into the weekend. A number of Apple devices are on sale right now, including the AirPods Pro for $175, the iPad mini for $459 and the new iPad Air with the M1 chipset for $570. Elsewhere, Amazon's Fire HD 8 table is... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2022-03-25 15:45:31 UTC ]
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From the Archive: March 14, 2016

In March 2016, years of legal wrangling over the DOJ’s e-book price-fixing suit against Apple and five publishers ended when the Supreme Court declined to hear Apple’s appeal. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Connecticut Introduces Library E-book Bill

The bill in Connecticut is the sixth library e-book bill now pending in state legislatures. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Court Blocks Maryland’s Library E-book Law

In ruling for the AAP, judge Deborah L. Boardman held that "striking the balance between the critical functions of libraries and the importance of preserving the exclusive rights of copyright holders" is "squarely in the province of Congress and not this Court or a state legislature." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Tennessee, Missouri Introduce Library E-book Bills; Illinois Bill Advances

Despite opposition from the AAP, library e-book bills are now pending in five state legislatures, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Illinois, Tennessee, and Missouri. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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After Hearing, Maryland’s E-book Law Hangs in the Balance

After a nearly three-hour virtual hearing on February 7, federal judge Deborah L. Boardman is now set to rule on the Association of American Publishers’ December 16 bid to temporarily block Maryland from enforcing its recently enacted library e-book law. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Maryland Lawyers Say E-book Law Is a Defense of Public Libraries

In a 25-page brief, Maryland lawyers contend that the AAP is seeking to find a copyright violation where none exists, and reiterated their contention that the state has both the authority and a compelling interest to protect public libraries from "unfair" market practices. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Illinois, Rhode Island Introduce New Library E-book Bills

Illinois has become the latest state to introduce a library e-book bill, with state legislators last week introducing the Equitable Access to Electronic Literature Act. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstat: Slaughter kills the competition

Karin Slaughter’s False Witness (HarperCollins) set its sights on the Bookstat e-book number one, charting top for the week ending 8th January. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-14 14:41:25 UTC ]
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Harlequin’s New Subscription Service Debuts

Priced at $14.99 per month, Harlequin Plus will offer subscribers monthly book bundles, access to an e-book library, and a regularly updated selection of movies and games. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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New York's library e-book licensing bill vetoed as Maryland challenge looms

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) has welcomed the decision by New York Governor Kathy Hochul to veto a bill that would have forced publishers and authors to grant e-book licences to libraries under state-imposed terms. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-31 06:31:54 UTC ]
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Child, Grisham, PRH and Amazon awarded $7.8m in e-book piracy lawsuit

Authors including Lee Child and John Grisham have been awarded $7.8m (£5.8m) in damages, after teaming up with Amazon and Penguin Random House to sue a number of pirate e-book sites at work in Ukraine. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-29 09:54:39 UTC ]
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