Ten American organizations intend to counter state-based challenges to federal copyright protections.
‘AI’ at Bologna: The Hair-Raising Topic of 2023?
The buzziest programming of the run-up to Bologna Children’s Book Fair focus on artificial intelligence and its impact on publishing.
United States’ Authors Guild Applauds the Google Lawsuit
Citing ‘harms to content publishers and creators,’ the Authors Guild throws its support behind the antitrust lawsuit of Google.
In London and New York, Authors’ Trade Groups Hail Amazon’s Change on Self-Service Ebook Returns
Amazon’s change reportedly will prevent a self-service return of a Kindle ebook for a full refund if a consumer has read more than 10 percent of the text.
In the States, Virginia Judge Rules Against Book-Banning Attempt
In The Association of American Publishers and Authors Guild had filed an amicus brief in the case, which sought to limit sales of two books.
Rushdie Stabbed: Wylie Says He’s Now Off Ventilator
The 24-year-old accused of stabbing Salman Rushdie 10 times pled not guilty on Saturday to a charge of assault and attempted murder.
Penguin Random House, Authors Guild on Book Bannings
As book-bannings sweep the United States, two campaigns from the industry demonstrate different styles and tones of response.
IPA and European Publishers Back AAP’s Maryland Copyright Lawsuit
The Association of American Publishers finds international backing for its lawsuit of Maryland’s new library digital book licensing law.
Ukraine-Based ‘Kiss Library’ Under Permanent Injunction in Book Piracy Case
The US Authors Guild, Amazon Publishing, and Penguin Random House win a default judgment against Ukraine-based ‘Kiss Library.’
ALTA’s 2021 National Translation Awards: Shortlists in Prose and Poetry
ALTA has shortlisted work translated from Spanish, French, Arabic, Kannada, Bengali, Chinese, Italian, Croatian, Tamazight, and Korean.