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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HarperCollins wins eight-publisher battle for Fowler's adventure series

HarperCollins Children’s Books has triumphed in an eight-publisher UK auction for début author Aisling Fowler’s Middle Grade magical adventure series Fireborn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-09 01:49:54 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

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Amid Legal Battle, S&S Pushes Up Pub Date for Trump Niece's Memoir

Citing high demand and interest, the publisher has announced that it will release Mary L. Trump's tell-all early, on Tuesday, July 14. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Economist Amartya Sen Wins 2020 German Trade Peace Prize

For seeing society's wealth as reflecting 'the opportunities for development available to all individuals,' the German book trade's Peace Prize goes to Amartya Sen. The post Economist Amartya Sen Wins 2020 German Trade Peace Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Vietnam’s Liberal Publishing House Wins IPA’s 2020 Prix Voltaire

Liberal Publishing House–specializing in politically charged content that Hanoi has tried to suppress–wins the IPA's highest honor. The post Vietnam’s Liberal Publishing House Wins IPA’s 2020 Prix Voltaire appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'It's a real battle': African authors fight for publishing independence

Francophone African books are still very often published by French imprints, which can make them hard to get at home. But there is a growing push for changeWhen Cameroonian author Daniel Alain Nsegbe first saw his debut novel for sale in his home city of Douala, the price was so high “you would... Continue reading at The Guardian

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HQ wins 14-publisher auction for Claudia Winkleman debut

Claudia Winkleman's debut book Quite has been snapped up by HQ following a 14-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Supreme Court Copyright Ruling Could Shake Up Legal Publishing

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court this week held that annotations added to the State of Georgia’s legal code are not eligible for copyright protection. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Pushkin Children's wins four-publisher auction for Johnson debut

Pushkin Children’s Books has triumphed in a four-publisher auction for two novels in a series from debut author Daisy May Johnson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Two Roads pre-empts 'fascinating' Charles novel after 12-publisher battle in US

Two Roads has pre-empted a “fascinating” novel by Janet Skeslien Charles that was the subject of a 12-way auction in the US and 17 other foreign rights deals. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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