Articles by Steven Lyle Jordan

AAP says legislation is bad, but what's good is… uh…

By Steven Lyle Jordan
March 15, 2012 // 7 Comments

From an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education: The annual meeting of the Association of American Publishers reached one consensus: Fighting online piracy with legislation is not the way to [...]

Read an E-Book Week–and Month–Is Here

By Steven Lyle Jordan
March 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

It’s here!  It’s here!  Time to go to your favorite nook (!) and wait for The Great Electron to bestow upon all the good girls and boys some wonderful ebooks (and maybe a reading device [...]

The danger of the "easy route"

By Steven Lyle Jordan
February 28, 2012 // 6 Comments

From TechCatcher: When I first began selling ebooks, there was no Kindle store; Sony hadn’t yet begun to sell ebooks, and Smashwords was not yet heard of.  So there weren’t a lot of [...]

Read an E-Book Week 2012 is racking up the promotions

By Steven Lyle Jordan
February 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Read an E-Book Week website for 2012 is loading up on promotions and giveaways for the March 4-10 week (and a few that will cover the entire month of March, in honor of the proclamation of Read [...]

Read an E-Book Week 2012: Same great content, easier to find freebies

By Steven Lyle Jordan
February 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

Read an E-Book Week has updated its new website for 2012. Designed by myself, a longtime supporter of REBW (and why not? Web design is my day job), the REBW12 site provides the same great content [...]

Ryerson U closes 1 of 2 bookstores; feelings are mixed

By Steven Lyle Jordan
February 10, 2012 // 1 Comment

That’s the take from this Toronto Star article: Mixed feelings about the loss of a bookstore at Ryerson University and the sequestering of its books, by the students… though not by the [...]

Paramount to Law Professors: Let's Talk About Copyright Infringement

By Steven Lyle Jordan
February 9, 2012 // 1 Comment

In a slightly odd reaction to the public anti-SOPA backlash, movie studio Paramount has decided to try to open a dialogue discussing copyright infringement.  The odd part is that they chose law [...]

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