PA backs publisher admission over piracy costs

Written By: Philip Jones and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 09:15 Publishers are having to spend more money to keep up with the pace of piracy, the chief executive of the PA has said, as robust debates over piracy affecting royalty rates dominated the first day of London Book Fair. Richard Mollet was speaking after David Shelley, Little, Brown publisher, claimed at Sunday's digital conference that one of the reasons publishers could not increase digital royalty rates was because of the increasing costs of fighting piracy. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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