The Association of American Publishers finds international backing for its lawsuit of Maryland’s new library digital book licensing law.
The US Authors Guild, Amazon Publishing, and Penguin Random House win a default judgment against Ukraine-based ‘Kiss Library.’
Authors including Neil Gaiman, Philip Pullman, Olga Tokarczuk, Max Porter, and Bernardine Evaristo lead the Society of Authors’ appeal.
Points of ideal translation contracts–including cover credit for a translator’s work–are included in the Guild’s newly released model.
Under the transatlantic pressure of writers’ associations and unions, Audible offers a concession. And the authors say it’s not enough.
Top-visibility Authors Guild members join with Amazon Publishing and Penguin Random House in a suit alleging Kiss is pirating a wide range of books.
Alleging ‘a profound disrespect for the value chain of copyright,’ the Association of American Publishers goes to court over the Internet Archive’s ‘National Emergency Library’ and ‘Open Library.’
International publishing organizations are calling on this unique World Book and Copyright Day for support urgently needed by the books business—in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.
Capping cries of foul from publishing players, the Internet Archive gets a letter from Thom Tillis, the Senate’s intellectual property chair: No user ‘ can unilaterally create an emergency copyright act.’
The success of the AAP in its case against Audible’s audiobook ‘Captions’ may have long-lasting influence on issues of AI and intellectual property.