For DRM-Free Content, Look for the New FSF Logo

This new label from the Free Software Foundation aims to help buyers find ebooks and other media distributed without digital rights management restrictions. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2012-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vox Solicits Reader Contributions to Keep Its Content Free Amid Ad Declines

The near-simultaneous rush among publishers with subscription businesses to loosen their paywalls and provide free access to reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic has reignited long-standing debates about whether the news should fundamentally be free, even as ad-supported journalism (with some... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-10 16:17:19 UTC ]
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At the Tunis Conference: On Piracy and the Myth of ‘Free Content’

'Governments need to be convinced that the scourge of piracy is a problem for them and for their countries’ evolving economies," IPA's  José Borghino tells the Arab Publishers Association's conference in Tunisia. The post At the Tunis Conference: On Piracy and the Myth of ‘Free Content’ appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher Logos Will Help Facebook Users See Where Their Content Is Coming From

Facebook introduced an easy way for users to tell when articles in its Trending feature and search originate from publishers. Product manager Andrew Anker said in a blog post that the social network eventually intends to expand these publisher logos to "all places where people consume news on... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to share your DRM-free ebooks with Calibre

Calibre is a popular tool for managing any DRM-free ebooks you’ve got kicking around your hard drive. It makes it easy to access them and even downloads the necessary metadata to make your collection look nice. Calibre version 3.0 recently rolled out, and to mark the occasion we’re going to look... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2017-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reuters Makes Some Content Free, Citing ‘Unprecedented’ Shift

Reuters, citing "the unprecedented shift to digital publishing and online news consumption," is making some of its original news content—text, pictures, video and multimedia packages—available for free to publishers, the c ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iVerse Inks Digital Deal With DC, Adds DRM-Free and Rentals

iVerse has signed DC Comics to a digital distribution deal via its ComicsPlus app, and has announced other significant upgrades that make it a more attractive option for digital comics consumers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DRM-Free Site Humble Bundle Generated Over $4 Million in 2014

Over the last year, Humble Bundle, the promotional site that lets readers pay what they wish for bundles of DRM-free content, released 18 bundles that generated $4.75 million in revenue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elsevier offers DRM-free ebook-bundling through BitLit

Elsevier has become the latest publisher to partner with Vancouver start-up BitLit to offer discounted ebook editions of a part of its book catalog. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wiley offers free content from Nobel winning scientists

John Wiley is making a selection of content from the nine 2014 Nobel laureates they have published free to access until the end of the year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Saga Press E-books To Be DRM-Free

Simon & Schuster's fledgling science fiction and fantasy imprint, Saga Press, will publish its ebooks without DRM, the company said Wednesday afternoon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More Publishers Join Comixology’s DRM-Free Program

Digital comics marketplace Comixology, which launched a DRM-free program in July, announced that a second wave of 14 publishers will now allow their customers to download and store DRM-free copies of comics they have purchased. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comixology now offers DRM-free comic backups, but only from select publishers

When Amazon purchased Comixology, it was a herald of change: iOS users lost the ability to purchase comics in-app, Android users were gifted with a new purchasing system and, now,the digital book seller is going DRM-free. Sort of. Comixology CEO... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comixology to Offer DRM-Free Backup Copies

Comixology's new DRM-free backup program is available to any publisher or self-publisher that chooses to make their books available in the program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon buyers prefer DRM-free ebooks, study claims

The big publishers lock down their ebooks to their own detriment, according to a new study. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wiley and O’Reilly Make DRM-Free E-Book Distribution Deal

O'Reilly Media has become an online distributor for technology ebooks offered by John Wiley & Sons, which includes brands such as For Dummies and Sybex. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DRM-Free E-Books Makes Writers A Bundle of Cash

A group of writers are quids in following an experiment to sell a bundle of DRM-free ebooks. Sales of The Humble Bundle, which included works from authors Cory Doctorow, Neil Gaiman and the much-loved xkcd comic strip, have been anything but humble, with over 84,000 bundles sold, earning the... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2012-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fortune Relaunches iPad App With Free, Paid Content Mix

In an effort to gain subscribers, Fortune has relaunched its iPad app with a mix of free and paid content. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Osprey launches DRM-free list

Military history publisher Osprey has set up Digital Rights Management-free digital list aimed at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Making the Switch from Little Free Libraries to Little Free Pantries

A number of little free library volunteer stewards -- both registered and unregistered with the Little Free Library organization – have switched from filling the mounted boxes in front of their homes with free books to filling them with household items. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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