Publishers should use authors to help fight piracy

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Thu, 12/05/2011 - 09:31 Publishers should not overspend in the fight against piracy, and should use their authors to present a "human face" in the battle for hearts and minds, a panel discussion at the World e-Reading Congress declared. The industry should also come together to fund research into the overall impact of illegal digital copying. Panelists Alison Jones, digital director of Palgrave, and Huw Alexander, Sage rights and digital sales manager, said that their monthly take-down notices were huge, but conceded that the impact of piracy was not clear. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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