The US Senate Committee on the Judiciary has a markup session scheduled for the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act on Thursday (July 18).
The APA’s audiobook conference drew big crowds on BookExpo’s opening day, with other compelling discussions on storytelling, rights, and translation drawing modest audiences.
Intended to make it easier for rights holders to defend copyrighted work the CASE Act is getting backing from publishing’s trade and advocacy organizations.
The leading author-advocacy trade organization in the United States announces that it’s in talks with Amazon on issues of ‘plagiarism and scams.’
In a growing controversy over the Internet Archive’s handling of copyrighted material, the Association of American Publishers joins complaints from authors’ organizations.
In a copyright flare-up, California’s Internet Archive finds itself on the wrong side of the English-speaking world’s two largest author trade organizations.
The new Authors Guild survey, larger than in the past and with input from other writing organizations, brings into question how authors are compensated and how the issue is assessed.
The conflict between artist and commerce, writes Richard Russo, ‘today is playing out algorithmically and those algorithms have not been designed for authors’ benefit.’
As Simon & Schuster prepares to release new political books, the Authors Guild condemns Trump’s assaults on the news media.
Following its deployment of a traveling team of workshop leaders, the Authors Guild opens a round of regional chapters. It also has just opened a new author-complaint resolution service in direct cooperation with Amazon.com.