Self-publishers must declare if content sold on Amazon’s site is AI-generated

Retailer announces new rules for its Kindle Direct Publishing forum after complaints about AI-produced works being sold under human writers’ namesAmazon has introduced new rules and guidance for Kindle books generated by artificial intelligence tools, including the requirement that authors inform it when content is AI-generated.The company announced the new rules on its Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) forum on Wednesday. It said in a statement: “Beginning today, when you publish a new title or make edits to and republish an existing title through KDP, you will be asked whether your content is AI-generated.” KDP allows authors to self-publish their books and put them up for sale on Amazon’s site. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-09-11 17:08:53 UTC ]
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CONTEC México 2021: Focus on a ‘New Generation of Children’s Content’

This year's CONTEC México program from Frankfurter Buchmesse brings together textual and visual storytellers. The post CONTEC México 2021: Focus on a ‘New Generation of Children’s Content’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-08 19:38:44 UTC ]
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Lawyers Argue that E-book Price-Fixing Case Against Amazon, Big Five Publishers Should Proceed

In a lengthy opposition brief filed this week, lawyers for a potential consumer class portrayed their case as the second act of the Apple e-books case and insisted there is more than enough evidence for the case to proceed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Boyle wins Amazon Publishing New Voices Award

Journalist and writer Darren Boyle has won Capital Crime's Amazon Publishing New Voices Award for his thriller The Black Pool, which is set in contemporary Dublin and follows a journalist who ventures deep into the murky world of gang-organised tiger raids. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-19 15:51:36 UTC ]
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Educational publishers win injunction against unlicensed e-book sites

Educational publishers Macmillan Learning, Cengage Group, Elsevier, McGraw Hill and Pearson have obtained a preliminary injunction against 60 websites that sell illegal, unlicensed copies of e-books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-28 14:17:26 UTC ]
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Educational Publishers Win Another Injunction Against Pirate Sites

The injunction is the fourth successful action in two years for the group, known as the Educational Publishers Enforcement Group, which consists of Cengage, Elsevier, Macmillan Learning, McGraw Hill and Pearson. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, Amazon Move to Dismiss Booksellers’ Antitrust Suit

In separate motions this week, lawyers for both Amazon and the Big Five publishers asked a federal court to dismiss the latest iteration of a potential class-action price-fixing claim filed on behalf of indie booksellers involving print trade books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: McAllister's That Night dawns atop Most-Sold: Fiction

Gillian McAllister's That Night (Penguin) has leapfrogged Stephen King's Billy Summers (Hodder & Stoughton) to take the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction number one spot.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 03:59:25 UTC ]
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Amazon, Publishers Seek to Delay Discovery in E-book Price-Fixing Case

In a filing this week, Amazon and the Big Five publishers said the plaintiffs' claims of an e-book price-fixing conspiracy are "implausible." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mikyla Bruder Steps Up at Amazon Publishing

The forthcoming head of Amazon's publishing arm, a 10-year veteran at the business, looks toward its future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing, DPLA Ink Deal to Lend E-books in Libraries

The deal represents a major step forward for the digital library market. Not only is Amazon Publishing finally making its digital content available to libraries, the deal also gives libraries a range of models through which it can license the content. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing promotes Chebaro and Stiles

Amazon Publishing has promoted Sana Chebaro to head of marketing in Europe and named Hatty Stiles as associate rights director.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-14 16:28:25 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing sponsors Capital Crime's 2021 New Voices Award

Amazon Publishing will sponsor Capital Crime's 2021 New Voices Award sponsored by Amazon Publishing with a £1,000 cash prize and potential publication. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-05 13:40:42 UTC ]
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Sponsored Content: how on-demand printing can help publishers break into new markets

Across the publishing industry, there has been a growing shift towards a strategy of on-demand, and the disruptive events of 2020 and Covid-19 have only accelerated these changes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-14 04:55:45 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Haig's Midnight hour in Most-Sold: Fiction

Matt Haig's The Midnight Library (Canongate) has clocked in at the top of the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction top 20, unseating Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-02 11:05:06 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing in Talks to Offer E-books to Public Libraries

The potential deal would be a breakthrough moment in the library e-book market as Amazon currently does not make its digital content available to libraries. It would also be a major coup for the Digital Public Library of America's upstart e-book platform and its SimplyE library reading app. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Reestablishing our journalistic value’: Publishers make more of their exclusive subscriber content

As much as 10% of the content that some news publishers produce is now available only to paying readers. The post ‘Reestablishing our journalistic value’: Publishers make more of their exclusive subscriber content appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-11-17 05:01:17 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Walliams slips into Most-Sold: Fiction top spot

David Walliams and Tony Ross' Code Name Bananas (HarperCollins) has bounced up five places to claim the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction number one spot, in the same week it sold 89,558 copies through Nielsen BookScan's TCM. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 16:20:16 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing launches first UK ad campaign for celeb author

Amazon Publishing is launching its first ever ad campaign for a celebrity in the UK, rolling out digital signage across 100 London bus stops for essay collection Nothing Like I Imagined by US actress Mindy Kaling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-13 00:14:33 UTC ]
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‘Brazilian Publishers’ Brings Creativity and Content to Frankfurt

Book export organization Brazilian Publishers has a full lineup of online events during the Frankfurter Buchmesse week, as well as a catalogue of titles with rights available. (Sponsored) The post ‘Brazilian Publishers’ Brings Creativity and Content to Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-12 02:30:18 UTC ]
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AI to benefit academic publishers the most, says PA report

A report compiled by the Publishers Association has found that one in six publishers think Artificial Intelligence will bring about "significant" change for the industry, with academic publishers set to benefit the most. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-06 21:50:35 UTC ]
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