European Publishers 'Shocked' at EU E-book Lending Ruling

The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that lending of ebooks and physical books should be treated the same. Publishers immediately objected to the decision, fearing unrestricted ebook lending would cut into revenues. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book sharing: Amazon and book publishers' stupid attempts to curtail lending sites.

As convenient as they are, I've long worried about the many ways in which ebook purveyors restrict readers' rights. You can't resell the books you purchase for the Amazon Kindle, and you can't read them on most other e-readers. We also don't really own ebooks in the same way we own... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2011-03-23 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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Oneworld to publish book on China's European influence

Oneworld has scooped a book on the “warning signs” behind China’s influence in Europe and North America from once-censored author Clive Hamilton.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 14:05:59 UTC ]
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Publishing 'sleepwalking into oblivion' over library e-book lending barriers, says librarian

The book world is “sleepwalking into oblivion” if there are not changes to the terms under which e-books are made available to libraries, a chief librarian has warned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-02 06:29:44 UTC ]
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European Publishers Slam ‘Unwarranted Delay’ in VAT Reform for Book Formats

Citing the EC's year-old proposal to allow member-states to tax all book formats equally, the Federation of European Publishers demands action. The post European Publishers Slam ‘Unwarranted Delay’ in VAT Reform for Book Formats appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Commission's New E-book Rules Worry Booksellers

The Commission ruled last week that booksellers must now fulfill orders from customers anywhere in the European Union. Some fear the shift will force small and medium-sized booksellers out of the ebook business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Publishers Sold $23.3 Billion in Books in 2015

In 2015 the 28 countries that are members of the EU generated €22.3 billion ($23.36 billion) in total annual sales, according to a new report by the Federation of European Publishers (FEP) issued last week. The number is up slightly from 2014, when total revenue was €22 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Book Publishing 2015 Statistics: 22 Million Titles in Stock

Citing a market value estimated at €36 billion to €38 billion, the European book publishing statistics report from FEP counts 575,000 titles published. The post European Book Publishing 2015 Statistics: 22 Million Titles in Stock appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan Children’s Publishing Expands E-book Lending

Macmillan Children's Publishing Group will now offer all frontlist ebooks for library lending on the same day they go on sale in the retail market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2016: Hachette CEO Presses Chinese Publishers, Blasts EU Copyright Proposals

Hachette CEO Arnaud Nourry said defeating the European Commission's copyright proposals should be the IPA's "number one" goal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-10 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

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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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E-book publishers side with Apple, ask DoJ to scrap new price-fixing rules

Apparently Apple isn't the only company thinking the US Department of Justice's recently imposed remedies against it were "draconian." US publishers HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Penguin and others have also ganged up on the DOJ with a legal brief opposing the punitive restrictions. In... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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EU regulators to accept Apple and book publishers' offer of cheaper ebooks

According to Reuters, EU regulators look likely to accept an offer from Apple and a handful of publishers, including Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Hachette Livre and Macmillan. The assembled publishers propose that they will allow retailers (including Amazon) to sell ebooks cheaper than... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple, Publishers Must Address All Allegations Before E-book Case Can Be Closed, EU Says

Apple along with five ebook publishers must address all the European Commission's antitrust concerns before any settlement can be reached warned the European... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2012-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple, Book Publishers Face European Antitrust Probe

Apple's entry into the ebook business hasn't been a huge success, but it has still registered with European antitrust regulators. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SAS star Ollerton to publish second book with Bonnier Books UK

Bonnier Books UK is publishing a second book with ex-Special Forces soldier Matthew "Ollie" Ollerton, the star of Channel 4's show "SAS: Who Dares Wins", in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 12:19:26 UTC ]
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