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European Commission's New E-book Rules Worry Booksellers

The Commission ruled last week that booksellers must now fulfill orders from customers anywhere in the European Union. Some fear the shift will force small and medium-sized booksellers out of the ebook business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's no longer court monitored in ebook antitrust case

Apple’s ebook division will no longer be overseen by a court-appointed monitor after the US Justice Department ruled that the company had made improvements to its antitrust compliance program. Despite the positive outcome for Apple, the Justice Department was critical of the company’s... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's ebook business is no longer under scrutiny

Three years ago, the Department of Justice brought Apple, and major publishers, to book for trying to maintain the prices at which ebooks could be sold. As part of its punishment, the firm had to suffer the presence of a court-approved monitor, Mi... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2015-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pullman: 'Amazon investigation should include author earnings'

Philip Pullman has warned that the European Commission should consider falling author income as part of its investigation into Amazon's ebook business. The author warned The Bookseller that the investigation, announced yesterday (11th June), was failing to take the role of the author into... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK trade welcomes Amazon probe

The trade has welcomed the European Commission’s investigation into Amazon’s ebook business, with publishers, agents and booksellers calling for a fairer digital marketplace for books.  Richard Mollet, c.e.o of The Publishers Association, added: “For some time now we have been calling on... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan US does agency deal with Amazon

Macmillan in the US has reached a new multi-year deal with Amazon, including an agency deal on ebooks. But in a carefully worded blog and letter to authors, Macmillan chief executive John Sargent hit out at the failure to address “one of the big problems in the digital marketplace”, namely that... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After exiting PCs, Sony pulls the plug on e-readers

Sony is stopping e-reader production following the transfer of its ebook business outside Japan to Canada’s Kobo.“Final production of the current Reader model, PRS-T3, was made at the end of May,” a spokeswoman for Sony in Tokyo wrote in an email Wednesday. “The product will continue to be... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why is the Ebook Business So Out of Sync with Consumers?

Confusing licensing rules, walled gardens, limited bundling, subscriptions, and library borrowing, buggy platforms. Why do we put up with this ebook nonsense? Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers object to proposed Apple ebook remedies

As Apple returns to court on Friday to fight with government lawyers over proposed restrictions on its ebook business, the company is getting a little belated help from its alleged co-conspirators.     Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft finds a nook of its own in Barnes & Noble

Microsoft seems to have found an open window back into the ebook business, closing the door on an ongoing patent dispute with its new partner. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Smiths News boosts business with airline and ebook business

Smiths News, the newspaper and magazine wholesaler, has completed the purchase of the remaining assets of Dawson Holdings, which include its ebook unit and its newspaper and magazine airline distribution business. Continue reading at 'Media Week'

[ Media Week | 2011-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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