What’s Next for Audible Captions?

A federal judge is set to weigh in on whether the controversial audiobook program amounts to copyright infringement—and publishers are feeling good about their chances. But should they? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Settlement Terms Revealed (Mostly) in Audible Captions Litigation

The public release of the settlement comes after the judge gave the parties something of an ultimatum late last month: make the terms public, or move on without the court retaining jurisdiction over parts of the deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Judge rejects request to keep Audible Captions settlement secret

The judge in the Captions lawsuit has rejected a request to keep details of the settlement between Audible and the seven publishers sealed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Audible settles copyright lawsuit with publishers over audiobook captions

Seven publishers had sued the audiobook giant last July, claiming that its audio-to-text service Captions was unauthorisedAfter months of back and forth, Audible has settled in a copyright lawsuit with major publishers over its plan to introduce captions to their recordings, a proposal that the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-15 14:00:06 UTC ]
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Audible to settle in Captions lawsuit

Amazon's audiobook company Audible has reached a settlement with a group of seven US publishers in the copyright lawsuit against the firm's Captions programme, according to a letter from Audible's legal team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-13 21:30:27 UTC ]
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Settlement close in Audible Captions lawsuit

Audible and a group of seven publishers are close to reaching a settlement in the copyright lawsuit against the firm's Captions programme, according to a letter from Audible's legal team.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-02 20:10:35 UTC ]
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Audible, Publishers Still in Talks to Resolve Captions Lawsuit

For the third time since October, the parties have asked the court to hold off ruling on two pending motions while talks continue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio market set to grow as research backs Audible’s captions

Initial results from research conducted by Harris Interactive suggests that there may be a growing market for those who both read and listen to books, partially vindicating Audible’s efforts to introduce a facility whereby listeners can also read along with text of the audio. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 15:59:53 UTC ]
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Audible, Publishers Trade Proposals in Captions Litigation

In an October 30 letter to the court, Audible attorneys asked the judge to "preserve the status quo" while Audible considers a proposal made by the publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Audible looks to end Captions copyright lawsuit in US

Lawyers for Audible say the legal action against its Captions programme could soon be over, in a letter to the court.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 22:09:08 UTC ]
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Is Conclusion Near in Audible Captions Case?

Lawyers for Audible say they have made a proposal they believe "moots" the publishers' lawsuit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Court Denies Audible Request for Settlement Conference in ‘Captions’ Case

Audible attorneys this week asked for the case to be referred to a Magistrate judge for a settlement conference, but after the publisher plaintiffs rejected the idea, judge Valerie Caproni denied the request. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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At 'Captions' Hearing, Judge Hammers Audible’s Fair Use Argument

At a hearing on Wednesday, judge Valerie Caproni kept Audible lawyers on their heels, but it isn't clear if a preliminary injunction is in the offing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible insists Captions copyright lawsuit must be dismissed

Lawyers for Audible are insisting a federal court should reject a copyright lawsuit filed by seven publishers against its Captions speech-to-text feature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-25 01:04:56 UTC ]
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Authors Guild and AAR back publishers in Audible Captions lawsuit

The Authors Guild and the Association of Authors' Representatives have filed a joint brief supporting publishers' calls for a preliminary injuction to stop their works being included in Audible's Captions programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 19:58:52 UTC ]
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Authors Guild, AAR File Brief Supporting Publishers in Audible ‘Captions’ Case

The groups argue Audible should be required to "license the rights it seeks to exploit for its profit—just as others must—as required by copyright law and fundamental fairness.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In New Filing, Audible Lawyers Insist ‘Captions’ Copyright Case Should Be Tossed

Lawyers for Audible are doubling down on their claim that a lawsuit filed by seven publishers over Audible’s forthcoming Captions program is fundamentally a contract dispute. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Say Audible’s ‘Captions’ Defense ‘Makes No Sense’

In filings made September 20, lawyers for publishers rejected Audible's suggestion that the dispute over Captions is a contract issue, and argued that the program, if allowed to include their works, would clearly infringe their copyrights and cause 'irreparable' harm. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Audible calls for court to dismiss Captions copyright lawsuit

Audible has argued a federal court to reject a copyright lawsuit filed by seven publishers against its Captions speech-to-text feature.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:45:07 UTC ]
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In Filings, Audible Says 'Captions' Copyright Case Should Be Dismissed

In a pair of briefs, Audible argued that Captions is simply a tool for enhancing audiobooks, and rejected what they see as an attempt to “paint Audible and its customers as copyright pirates guilty of ‘classic, willful' copyright infringement.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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