Three speakers were heard on issues of racial and social justice, monopoly power, and the evolution of very big tech in book retail.
Amy Klobuchar is the first woman to have been elected to the US Senate from Minnesota. Her new book ‘Antitrust’ was released in April.
‘International copyright treaties and national laws allow publishers to invest in authorship,’ the world publishers’ association says.
A first in its 124 years, the IPA votes women executives into both roles, the UAE’s Bodour president, Brazil’s Karine Pansa vice-president.
Saying that the Internet Archive operates ‘the digital equivalent of traditional library lending,’ the nonprofit answers a test of Controlled Digital Lending.
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.’
For work that ‘underscores the undeniable importance of publishing to modern discourse and the rule of law,’ the Association of American Publishers recognizes Jeffrey Rosen.
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.
Removing traditional embargos, critics say, a proposed executive order would make scholarly work of federally funded researchers available on publication.