Adblock Plus wins another legal battle with German publishers

Süddeutsche Zeitung’s lawsuit is thrown out by court in latest blow to online newspapers hoping to halt spread of adblockingThe company behind the most popular adblocking software has fended off a fifth legal challenge in Germany.A Munich court has ruled against one of Germany’s biggest newspapers, Süddeutsche Zeitung, saying Adblock Plus and its “acceptable ads” programme were legal. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morton wins $500,000 legal battle against literary agent

Australian author Kate Morton has won a $500,000 lawsuit against her former literary agent Selwa Anthony. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Abuse of market power’: Inside German publishers’ legal beef with Google

The latest in a long, ongoing legal feud between German publishers and Google ended victoriously for the search giant last month, when it was cleared of using its market dominance to allegedly punish publishers. But this is symptomatic of a larger issue surrounding ancillary copyright laws,... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joseph Goebbels' family win legal battle to be paid royalties for diary extracts

Random House Germany had argued against paying to publish Nazi propaganda minister’s diaries in new biography on moral groundsDescendents of Joseph Goebbels, Adolph Hitler’s propaganda minister, are to be paid royalties for extracts from his diaries published in a new biography, following a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German broadcasters lose AdBlock Plus legal challenge

RTL and ProSiebenSat1’s failed court case against maker Eyeo follows similar lawsuit by Zeit Online and HandelsblattGerman broadcasters RTL and ProSiebenSat1 have lost a court action against Eyeo, the maker of online ad-blocking software AdBlock Plus.A spokesperson for the court confirmed the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German publishers start legal action against Google over news snippets

German news publishers are escalating their fight to get a cut of the ad revenue that Google makes when it republishes parts of their news articles.The publishers’ society VG Media has started legal proceedings against Google after the search-engine giant refused to negotiate with the collecting... Continue reading at PC World

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Amazon wins EU ebook pricing battle with Apple and major book publishers

The European Union has accepted an offer from Apple and four major publishers to reduce pricing restrictions on content offered at Amazon and other book-sellers. After being caught out by the EU, we heard that the offer was likely to be adopted last month, and the commission has now confirmed... Continue reading at Engadget

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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 Publishers Association Cheers EC Commitments from Amazon: ‘Another Victory for Publishers’

Perhaps nowhere is there such a jubilant response to the European Commission's pressure on Amazon than in Germany. The Börsenverein hails the week's events. The post German Publishers Association Cheers EC Commitments from Amazon: ‘Another Victory for Publishers’ appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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German adblocking case adds new twist to AdBlock Plus whitelist policy

Fed up with readers using ad blockers to access its content for free, German publishing giant Axel Springer won a free ride of its own in a court appeal on Friday.The publisher's lawyers have been trying to get ad blocking declared illegal in a series of suits against German software company... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Remembering German Publisher Monika Schoeller

Longtime publisher of S. Fischer Verlag and patron of German literature, Monika Schoeller leaves behind a remarkable legacy in German book publishing The post Remembering German Publisher Monika Schoeller appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-26 14:38:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Continue the Battle Against Book Tariffs

Publishers are currently fighting something of a rearguard action to exclude books from tariffs that were imposed September 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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German publisher drops Extinction Rebellion's Roger Hallam over Holocaust comments

Extinction Rebellion leader Roger Hallam has been dropped by his German publisher Ullstein following remarks he made about the Holocaust.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 01:04:37 UTC ]
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Craven wins CWA Gold Dagger; No Exit takes inaugural publisher's award

Novelist M W Craven has won the prestigious Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger for best crime novel of the year for The Puppet Show (Constable/Little, Brown). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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W&N wins seven-publisher auction for Pennock's tale of Native Americans discovering Europe

W&N has triumphed in a seven-publisher auction for Aztec historian Caroline Dodds Pennock’s untold story of the Native Americans who discovered Europe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 19:15:44 UTC ]
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Saša Stanišić Wins 2019 German Book Prize

Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić is the 2019 German Book Prize winner for 'Origins,' about recollection and identity. The post Saša Stanišić Wins 2019 German Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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At Le Monde, journalists win a battle for editorial independence

In recent months, a shareholder battle has roiled Le Monde, which is effectively France’s paper of record. In October 2018, staff and readers, representatives of whom own 25 percent of its parent company, lashed out after one of Le Monde’s shareholders furtively sold a chunk of his stake to a... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

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Rankin, Braithwaite and Killing Eve win Amazon Publishing Readers’ Awards

Crime heavyweight Ian Rankin, Booker longlisted Braithwaite and "Killing Eve" were among the winners of the 9 Amazon Publishing Readers’ Awards on Saturday night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Legal Action Group to publish children’s book based on life of Lady Hale

Legal Action Group will publish a children's book based on the life of Supreme Court president Lady Hale next month.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-25 19:10:02 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins 15-publisher auction for book on grief by Cariad Lloyd

Bloomsbury has won a 15-publisher bidding war for a book on grief by podcaster Cariad Lloyd, in “one of the fiercest auctions” managed by agent Nelle Andrew of PFD, for a "significant" six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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