Book Groups Back Bill to Restore Privacy Protections

Spurred by revelations of how the National Security Agency is collecting information on citizens, the Campaign for Reader Privacy has issued a statement calling for Congress to pass the USA Freedom Act. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Republican-Backed Privacy Bill to Protect Restrictions on Sharing Browser History

Rep. Marsha Blackburn sponsored a bill Thursday that would increase restrictions on consumer data use by both internet service providers and so-called "edge providers" such as Google and Facebook.If passed, the ''Balancing the Rights of Web Surfers Equally and Responsibly Act of 2017'' --... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leahy Reintroduces Bill to Restore Reader Privacy Protections

One month before controversial portions of the USA Patriot Act are set to expire, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) last week reintroduced a reauthorization bill that would restore protections for reader privacy that were eliminated by the Act in 2001. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sharjah World Book Capital Program Backs Kenyan Library Restoration

Backing 'the journey of a historic cultural icon' in Nairobi, the Sharjah World Book Capital program announces support for the McMillan Library restoration. The post Sharjah World Book Capital Program Backs Kenyan Library Restoration appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-17 13:10:22 UTC ]
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Business Adventures why Bill Gates's favourite book is back at the top of the bestseller lists

It is 43 years old and was out of print for ages, but the Microsoft mogul's approval has caused a brand new surge in salesName: Business AdventuresAge: 43 Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Hachette Book Group to acquire the Perseus Books Group

Two years after a planned deal fell through, Hachette Book Group is purchasing the Perseus Books Group, bringing together two of the country's largest publishers. The companies issued separate... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2016-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tennessee, Missouri Introduce Library E-book Bills; Illinois Bill Advances

Despite opposition from the AAP, library e-book bills are now pending in five state legislatures, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Illinois, Tennessee, and Missouri. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Saw Diversity Gains in Staff, Book Acquisitions in 2020

BIPOC employees represented 47.8% of new hires by the Hachette Book Group in 2020, and the percentage of titles acquired from BIPOC authors and illustrators increased to 29%, from 22%. CEO Michael Pietsch acknowledged that despite the improvement, much more work needs to be done. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Book People rebrands under Bayliss to put books back in the driving seat

Following an unsettled five years, The Book People’s new c.e.o. Claire Bayliss has arrived with a fresh vision for the company: a rebrand and a further restructure, delivering significant profit over the next three years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-16 03:08:07 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group terminates Weinstein Books

The Hachette Book Group is terminating its Weinstein Books imprint in the US following the accusations of sexual assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book to Film and Back: 'Star Child' Returns to Print with A24

Indie entertainment company A24's publishing division is bringing Claire A. Nivola's 2014 picture book 'Star Child' back into print in a redesigned and expanded edition; the book was prominently featured in the 2021 film 'C’mon C’mon,' written and directed by Mike Mills. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are the books Bill Gates thinks you should be reading this summer.

It seems like everyone (ahem) has a summer reading list for you this week—even Bill Gates. As you probably know, Gates loves to read—and he also loves to write about books on his blog, GatesNotes, where today he published a list of his recommendations for the season. But don’t expect any beach... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-06 17:00:32 UTC ]
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Conservative Group Launches “Hide the Pride” to Remove Books From Library Pride Displays

The movement intends to "empty libraries of LGBTQ content aimed at kids" by checking out and hiding all LGBTQ books on library displays. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-06 13:35:02 UTC ]
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Free Comic Book Day is Back!

Free Comic Book Day is back!! Before you head to your local comic book store, check out our faves and remember to support your local. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Hachette Book Group Plans Return to Offices Starting in Late April

Hachette Book Group employees will begin their return to working from company offices this April, CEO Michael Pietsch has announced to staff. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Connecticut Introduces Library E-book Bill

The bill in Connecticut is the sixth library e-book bill now pending in state legislatures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher Trade Group Letter Calls Out Apple and Google App Stores in Antitrust Bills

Last week, a trade group representing major publishers including The New York Times, National Public Radio, News Corp. and Associated Press wrote to leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee advocating for two bills that would curtail the dominance of tech giants in the U.S. The Open App Markets... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2022-02-22 22:10:40 UTC ]
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Illinois, Rhode Island Introduce New Library E-book Bills

Illinois has become the latest state to introduce a library e-book bill, with state legislators last week introducing the Equitable Access to Electronic Literature Act. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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New York's library e-book licensing bill vetoed as Maryland challenge looms

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) has welcomed the decision by New York Governor Kathy Hochul to veto a bill that would have forced publishers and authors to grant e-book licences to libraries under state-imposed terms. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-31 06:31:54 UTC ]
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Hearing Set in AAP Suit Over Maryland E-book Law as Clock Ticks on New York Bill

A federal judge won't hear the AAP's bid to stop Maryland's library e-book law until February, meaning the law will take effect on January 1. Meanwhile, New York Governor Kathy Hochul has until December 29 to sign New York's own library e-book law. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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