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Worldwide Pirate Ring is Taken to Task in Law Suit

Without a doubt book pirating is on the rise and millions are being made by people other than the author, publisher or bookseller. Illegal sales of ebooks is a profitable business. Enough...

Check Your eBook Retailers for Refunds

For avid readers who have purchased their books via online retailers Amazon, Nook, iBooks or Kobo, you should check your accounts for e-book credits. As part of a "$400 million settlement in the e-book...

Google vs Author’s Guild – Book Scanning to Continue

In a reversal of a court order, authors can no longer sue Google as a group. A three judge panel overturned a previous order that had allowed this and other protections to...

Penguin Publishing Settles Lawsuit with DOJ

A settlement has been reached between the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Penguin Publishing Group. The lawsuit between the DOJ and several publishers including Apple, MacMillion and Hachette, is over alleged eBook...

Settlement Letters from Publishers Begin Arriving

Many readers are aware of the anti-trust lawsuit brought by the Dept. of Justice and forty-nine state Attorney Generals against some of the nations largest publishers. The anti-trust lawsuit stemmed from claims...

Google Lawsuit Dragging On

In a seven-year old lawsuit against Google, authors are still seeking damages against the Internet giant over scanning their works without permission. The Authors Guild and several other author and photographer organizations...

Harlequin Sued by Authors

Several authors writing for the industry's largest romance publisher, Harlequin Enterprises have sued the giant for royalties on their eBooks. The class action suit contends that: "some authors eBook royalties from contracts...

The Publishing Industry Responds to Department of Justice Ruling

Publishing experts attending the RT Booklovers Convention in  Chicago react to a Justice Department ruling accusing Apple and 5 of the nation's largest publishers of conspiring to raise ebook prices. The ruling has...
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