Bob Kohn

Authors United monopoly claim against Amazon is fairly unconvincing

By Chris Meadows
August 25, 2015 // 1 Comment

A couple of interesting pieces on the Authors United matter popped up today. In the New Yorker, Vauhini Vara looks at the united authors’ arguments put forward in their letter. Calling those [...]

New York Public Library panel: ‘Amazon: threat or menace?’

By Chris Meadows
July 2, 2014 // 3 Comments

Well, the New York Public Library panel discussion on Amazon was a big disappointment. I suppose I should have expected it, given how the panel was stacked with some of Amazon’s harshest critics [...]

New York Public Library Amazon panel discussion takes place tonight

By Chris Meadows
July 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Just a friendly little reminder to block out 7 to 9 p.m. Eastern tonight to watch the panel discussion that the New York Public Library is hosting on Amazon’s business tactics, featuring James [...]

New York Public Library to host panel discussion on Amazon with James Patterson, Bob Kohn, Passive Guy, and others

By Chris Meadows
June 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

Nate mentioned this New York Public Library panel discussion, “Amazon: Business As Usual?” a few days ago. It’s going to have a number of the loudest complainants about Amazon taking part, [...]

Can publishers win if they dare?

By Chris Meadows
May 31, 2014 // 7 Comments

Dare – dare to believe you can survive You hold the future in your hand Dare – dare to keep all of your dreams alive It’s time to take a stand And you can win, if you dare —Stan [...]

Bob Kohn files appeal of publisher anti-trust settlements

By libertyc
December 23, 2013 // 4 Comments

Ah, the schadenfreude continues. Andrew Albanese at Publishers Weekly reports that Bob Kohn has filed his appeal of the approval of the Macmillan and Penguin e-book settlements. In the hearing a [...]

Apple calls shenanigans on anti-trust monitor; Bob Kohn gets his day in court

By libertyc
December 7, 2013 // 18 Comments

The Apple trial over the last few days has taken an interesting turn. Essentially, Apple complained to the court that the special anti-trust monitor Judge Cote assigned, Michael Bromwich, has been [...]

Judge Cote denies Bob Kohn’s request to investigate Amazon’s pricing…again

By libertyc
November 16, 2013 // 5 Comments

I wondered what had ever become of Bob Kohn, the plucky founder of RoyaltyShare who has been complaining all through the Agency Five/Apple antitrust hearings that nobody was paying enough attention [...]

Interview: Publishers Weekly senior writer Andrew Richard Albanese discusses the Apple trial

By libertyc
July 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

After I wrote my review of Publishers Weekly senior writer Andrew Richard Albanese’s (recently updated) e-book The Battle of $9.99 about the DoJ vs. Apple e-book trial, Publishers Weekly offered me [...]

Antitrust experts say publishing is not a special case

By libertyc
October 31, 2012 // 2 Comments

Do publishers deserve special treatment from anti-trust courts? Paid Content reports on antitrust experts who said no at a New York book event this week: “There’s never been a defendant sued for [...]

RoyaltyShare founder Bob Kohn appeals denial of his right to appeal DoJ agency pricing settlement

By libertyc
October 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

I’m a little late, but I wanted to bring up just one story that popped up between the times I was at The Digital Reader and here. I’ve been following the saga of RoyaltyShare founder Bob Kohn at [...]

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