The US Authors Guild, Amazon Publishing, and Penguin Random House win a default judgment against Ukraine-based ‘Kiss Library.’
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.’
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.’
Use ‘bribery’ or ‘extortion,’ not ‘quid pro quo,’ writes Roxana Robinson to the ‘Times,’ as the Authors Guild slams Justice’s letter to Hachette.
In a three-hour program at Washington’s New America Foundation, Authors United points up both its criticisms of Amazon and the challenges of objecting to its position in the publishing marketplace.