'E-books can't be resold', rules German court

A German court has ruled that digital books cannot be resold by purchasers. The German District... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PA welcomes EU court ruling on e-book exhaustion rights

​The Publishers Association has welcomed the latest ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on the exhaustion of e-book rights, which has found the re-sale of second-hand e-books infringes copyright.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 20:42:11 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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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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Google's book scanning project is fair use, appeals court rules

Google's book scanning project constitutes fair use under U.S. copyright law, an appeals court confirmed Friday, ending a ten-year legal fight by the Authors Guild and other writers' groups to have it stopped. Google began working with libraries in 2004 to digitize their book collections,... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US appeals court rules Google's book-scanning project is legal

Google's goal of scanning millions of out-of-print books for online access has drawn the ire of authors and publishers for years. Today, a US appeals court ruled that the practice is in fact legal. Claims of infringement brought by the Authors Guil... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European court rules that libraries can digitize books

The European Union's highest court has ruled that libraries can digitize books without the permission of copyright holders. The court argues that libraries have the right to provide free information to the public and don't need to obtain licensing if they want to make books available to users... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EU court rules libraries can digitize books without permission

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that libraries have the right to digitize books and distribute them to dedicated reading terminals without first obtaining the publisher's permission. The decision rests on exceptions built... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries may digitize books without permission, EU top court rules

European libraries may digitize books and make them available at electronic reading points without first gaining consent of the copyright holder, the highest European Union court ruled Thursday.The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled in a case in which the Technical University of... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook must comply with German data protection law, court rules

Facebook has to comply with German data protection law, the Higher Court of Berlin ruled in a decision that directly contradicted an earlier decision by another court.The Berlin court confirmed a 2012 verdict that found that Facebook’s Friend Finder violated German law because it was unclear to... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Publishers Association Names Its 2019 German Book Prize Jurors

Jurors have been named in the 2019 German Book Prize competition. The winner will be announced on October 14 during the Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post German Publishers Association Names Its 2019 German Book Prize Jurors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Book Market in 2017: Stable Sales But in Need of More Book Buyers

The latest book market statistics from Germany show that flat book sales are being generated by fewer overall book buyers. The Börsenverein calls for a focus on potential readers. The post German Book Market in 2017: Stable Sales But in Need of More Book Buyers appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Terézia Mora Wins German Book Prize

On the eve of the Frankfurt Book Fair, Her Das Ungeheuer was honored as the year's best German-language novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zimbabwe’s Tsitsi Dangarembga Wins German Book Trade Peace Prize

The Zimbabwean writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga is to receive the 2021 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for her work that examines 'global questions of justice.' The post Zimbabwe’s Tsitsi Dangarembga Wins German Book Trade Peace Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-21 18:39:48 UTC ]
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WhatsApp: Facebook-owned app goes to court over India privacy rules

WhatsApp says India's new digital media rules will violate the privacy of its users. Continue reading at BBC World

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Court Appoints Hagens Berman Lead Counsel in Amazon E-book Price Fixing Case

In a brief order, judge Gregory Woods said the move, which is common in consumer class action cases, will bring "efficiency and economy" to what is "likely to be expensive and complicated litigation." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Dr. Seuss Books Ruled Last Week's Bestseller List

Fueled by huge gains for a host of Dr. Seuss titles as well as solid results for several new books, unit sales of print books soared 34.2% last week over the week ended March 8, 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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German Book Prize Names Its 2021 Jury, Opens Submissions

The leading award in German-language fiction opens its 2021 competition with the appointment of seven new jurors and €25,000 for the winner. The post German Book Prize Names Its 2021 Jury, Opens Submissions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-09 15:02:11 UTC ]
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Börsenverein Report Shows 2020 German Book Revenue Down 2.3 Percent

Shutdowns in December short-circuited the German market's progress in making up book sales losses from spring lockdowns. The post Börsenverein Report Shows 2020 German Book Revenue Down 2.3 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-08 15:54:29 UTC ]
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Publisher cancels Sen. Josh Hawley's book over insurrection; Hawley responds 'we'll see you in court!'

Simon & Schuster canceled "The Tyranny of Big Tech" over the Missouri Republican's efforts to overturn election; Hawley threatens to sue. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-08 00:31:31 UTC ]
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