Judge Issues Sweeping Order Against E-book Piracy Operation

A federal judge in Washington has issued a preliminary injunction against a major e-book piracy operation known as the KISS Library, after the operators of the site failed to show up at a hearing or to file any response to a lawsuit filed in July by the Authors Guild, Amazon Publishing, Penguin Random House, and a number of bestselling authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster’s Mary Trump Book Temporarily Blocked by Restraining Order

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US judge issues temporary block on Mary Trump memoir

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