European Booksellers Cheer as Digital Market Talks on Ebooks and Geo-Blocking

'We trust that the European Commission will take the specific nature of the (ebook) sector into account," says the Börsenverein' Jessica Sänger. The post European Booksellers Cheer as Digital Market Talks on Ebooks and Geo-Blocking appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Booksellers Cheer as Digital Market Talks on Ebooks and Geo-Blocking

'We trust that the European Commission will take the specific nature of the (ebook) sector into account," says the Börsenverein' Jessica Sänger. The post European Booksellers Cheer as Digital Market Talks on Ebooks and Geo-Blocking appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Publishing Associations on Geo-Blocking, Ebooks, and the Digital Single Market

On the European Commission's geo-blocking regulations for ebooks, the Italian, Greek, French, and European publishing associations issue words of caution. The post European Publishing Associations on Geo-Blocking, Ebooks, and the Digital Single Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EIBF hails geo-blocking ebook ruling

The European and International Booksellers Federation (EIBF) has praised proposals devised between European Parliament, the Commission and the Council which will ensure the geo-blocking regulation will not apply to ebooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Europe’s Geo-Blocking Debate: Booksellers on the Ropes

On the way to Europe's Digital Single Market, booksellers are sharply alarmed about geo-blocking and its potential effects on ebook sales. The post Europe’s Geo-Blocking Debate: Booksellers on the Ropes appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Census: 'self-published writers to grow ebook market share'

Self-published writers and digital only publishers will continue to grow their share of the digital content market while traditional publishers over-price ebooks, according to early results of the FutureBook Census, launched ahead of this year’s FutureBook Conference, taking place on 2nd December. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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EC's new geo-blocking rules won't apply to ebooks

Trade bodies representing publishers and booksellers in Europe have welcomed the fact that new European Commission rules on geo-blocking do not apply to ebooks, for the time being. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ebook Distributors Meet to Discuss Common EU Digital Market

In Madrid, several top ebook distributors meet to discuss mutual challenges in book publishing and the possibility of a common European digital market. The post Ebook Distributors Meet to Discuss Common EU Digital Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Digital Evolution in the Spanish Markets: Digital Spotlight 2015

Spanish is the third most widely spoken language in the world after English and Chinese, and the revenue potential of a market consisting of 550 million Spanish speakers worldwide is not being overlooked by the publishing sector. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Start taking digital notes in ebooks with a Kindle Scribe, now 30% off

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Bookwire Releases a Report on Spanish-Language Digital Book Markets

Representing Bookwire customers in Spanish-language markets, this report finds strong performance of both ebooks and audiobooks. The post Bookwire Releases a Report on Spanish-Language Digital Book Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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AI at London Book Fair: European Publishers Cheer the EU Act’s Passage

The widely applauded AI Act gets its anticipated EU parliament approval during the run of London Book Fair. The post AI at London Book Fair: European Publishers Cheer the EU Act’s Passage appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Google sued for $2.3bn by European media groups over digital ad losses

Lawsuit filed by publishers including Axel Springer allege Google ‘abused its dominant position’ in digital ad-techAlphabet’s Google was hit with a €2.1bn ($2.3bn) lawsuit by 32 media groups including Axel Springer and Schibsted on Wednesday, alleging that they had suffered losses due to the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Booksellers, Publishers Urge Appeals Court to Uphold Block on Texas Book Rating Law

Attorneys for a group of booksellers and publishing industry associations argue that a district court in Texas correctly enjoined HB 900, and that the injunction should be allowed to stand. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BuzzFeed in Advanced Talks to Sell Complex, Backtracking on Digital Media Bet

BuzzFeed is negotiating a sale of much of Complex Networks for under $140 million, less than half of what it paid to acquire it two years ago. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Valve fails to get out of paying its EU geo-blocking fine

Valve has failed to convince a court that it didn't infringe EU law by geo-blocking activation keys, according to a new ruling. The company argued that, based on copyright law, publishers had the right to charge different prices for games in different countries. However, the EU General Court... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-09-27 12:20:53 UTC ]
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Valve fails to get out of paying its EU geo-blocking fine

Valve has failed to convince a court that it didn't infringe EU law by geo-blocking activation keys, according to a new ruling. The company argued that, based on copyright law, publishers had the right to charge different prices for games in different countries. However,... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-09-27 12:20:53 UTC ]
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Booksellers, Industry Groups File Suit to Block Texas Book Rating Law

The 28-page complaint claims that the law—which is set to take effect in September—would impose sweeping, vague, and unconstitutional content-based restrictions and unduly burden booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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MPIBA Booksellers Talk Shop, Book Bans in Texas

About 150 publishing professionals were in attendance at the Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association SpringCon last week. In addition to networking and professional development opportunities, the attendees discussed a new bill in the Texas legislature, which would place more... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Taoist rituals via video call and Tarot readings over WeChat: China’s spiritual market is going digital

Digital media is facilitating spiritual practices in China, leading to the emergence of new online cultures and businesses. Continue reading at The Conversation

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