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US Authors Guild Praises Nora Roberts’ Legal Action on Digital Plagiarism

The leading author-advocacy trade organization in the United States announces that it's in talks with Amazon on issues of 'plagiarism and scams.' The post US Authors Guild Praises Nora Roberts’ Legal Action on Digital Plagiarism appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK tour of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' cancelled after US legal threat

A touring production of "To Kill a Mockingbird", set to open in February and tour the UK and Ireland, has been cancelled mid-rehearsals after the threat of legal action from Scott Rudin's company Atticus, which stages the current Broadway hit. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shah's 'jaw-dropping' biography to unveil rise and fall of Philip Green

Portfolio Penguin will publish a “jaw-dropping” biography of Sir Philip Green in a deal reportedly worth £100,000, however the retail tycoon has said he is considering legal action over the book. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Milo Yiannopoulos ends his lawsuit against Simon & Schuster

Milo Yiannopoulos, the right-wing provocateur and writer, has dropped his lawsuit against Simon & Schuster over the publisher’s cancelation of his book "Dangerous" last year. In a document filed with the New York State Supreme Court, Yiannopoulos withdrew his legal action against the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Publishing’s Weak Bet On “Fire And Fury”? Blame Data

The success of Michael Wolff’s Trump tell-all left publisher Henry Holt unprepared to meet initial demand. A big reason is the way data moves (and doesn’t) in the industry. Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury is exploding. Threats of legal action from the Trump White House–the book’s subject–seem only... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fire and Fury flies off shelves, with publisher rushing to print 1m copies

Michael Wolff’s headline-grabbing exposé of the US president’s administration has been selling out on both sides of the Atlantic in its first days on saleBookshops are scrambling to get their hands on copies of Michael Wolff’s Donald Trump exposé, after a threat of legal action from the US... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author vows book exposing Chinese influence will go ahead after publisher pulls out

Allen & Unwin had cancelled plans to print Clive Hamilton’s Silent Invasion over fear of legal action by the Chinese governmentProminent Charles Sturt University author and ethicist Professor Clive Hamilton says his book exposing the Chinese Communist party’s activities in Australia will... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Milo Yiannopoulos sues former publisher for $10m

Rightwing provocateur seeks damages from Simon & Schuster after it dropped memoir Dangerous over contentious remarks – but imprint says suit is ‘without merit’A $10m (£7.7m) lawsuit announced by far-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been dismissed by his former publisher as... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Major publishers move to defend Greenpeace in dispute with logging firm

Firms including Penguin Random House and HarperCollins have spoken out about timber company’s ‘dangerous’ moves to quash campaigners’ claims The world’s biggest book publishers have been dragged into a bitter dispute between a US logging company and environmental campaigners Greenpeace. It... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Silvertail's Miscavige memoir 'selling well'

A memoir by the father of Scientology leader David Miscavige sold just under 500 copies in two days this week, according to Silvertail publisher Humfrey Hunter, who pressed ahead with publication despite a warning of legal action. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scientology leader threatens UK publisher with legal action

British independent publisher Silvertail Books has been threatened with legal action by lawyers representing Scientology leader David Miscavige. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Halt sales of Jonasson bestseller, court tells UK publisher

High court backs Hachette against Hesperus Press, British publisher of Jonas Jonasson’s The 100-Year-Old Man, after claims of missing royalty paymentsThe high court has ordered the British publisher of Jonas Jonasson’s smash-hit novel The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple settles ebook price-fix case

The tech giant has agreed to settle a US legal action in which it was being sued over conspiring with publishers to fix ebook prices. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2014-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six things to know to avoid being sued for defamation in Australia

If you tweet, have a Facebook account or post photos on Instagram, then congratulations – you’re a publisher. Here is a guide to protecting yourself against legal action on social mediaPaul Farrell Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roddy Doyle commits to co-write Roy Keane memoir

Booker-winning author to help legendary midfielder with 're-evaluation of the meaning of success'The Booker prize-winning novelist Roddy Doyle is to team up with Roy Keane to write a motivational memoir which, according to its publisher, "re-evaluates the meaning of success". The midfield... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Legal action from CLA prompts councils to license

Twenty councils have taken a copyright licence following legal action over infringement by the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pentagon reviews ex-Navy SEAL's book about Osama bin Laden raid

The Defense Department and CIA consider legal action against the former SEAL, author of 'No Easy Day,' for failing to submit the work for a security review.WASHINGTON — The Pentagon and CIA are reviewing a forthcoming book by a retired Navy SEAL who was on the May 2011 raid that killed Osama bin... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gloucestershire campaigners: 'no further legal action'

The campaign group Friends of Gloucestershire Libraries has decided to step back from further... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers warned on ebook prices

Five US publishers are being threatened with legal action over the way they set prices for electronic books according to reports. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2012-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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La Martinière and Google sign agreement

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Fri, 26/08/2011 - 09:50 French publisher La Martinière has dropped its legal action against Google and signed an agreement with it to scan specified out-of-print French language titles. The publisher was locked in a five-year long legal battle... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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