In 2021, a new report indicates, Italians carried out an average 322,000 acts of book piracy per day, a major challenge for publishing.
Using monitoring systems developed for use in sports and technology content, LaLiga will scan for pirated book activity online.
Messaging from the International Publishers Association joins a chorus of alarm around a fast-moving set of copyright changes in Kenya.
France’s publishers’ association is one of 54 cultural- and creative-industry groups messaging negotiators in Brussels today.
The Federation of European Publishers calls on MEPs to put ‘real teeth’ into its Digital Services Act legislation to help with book piracy.
The US Authors Guild, Amazon Publishing, and Penguin Random House win a default judgment against Ukraine-based ‘Kiss Library.’
‘As we become ever more interdependent,’ Richard Charkin writes, the IPA is uniquely positioned to ‘protect, support, and nurture’ publishing.
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.
Already struggling with piracy and a diminished cultural allowance for young citizens, the Italian industry faces new constraints on bookselling discounts.
The Italian book market is bracing for ‘significant impact’ as the €500 bonus for teens undergoes deep cutbacks and online sales continue gaining share.