e-book piracy

Morning Links: Captain Ahab and Cinderella as games fodder. Onyx Boox i86 FINALLY up for pre-order.

By Joanna Cabot
June 2, 2015 // 4 Comments

The Surprising Games People Made with Public Domain Works (Boing Boing) The recent Public Domain Jam has spawned a whole bunch of new works…about Captain Ahab, Captain Hook, Cinderella, Dorian Gray and lots more than any fan of classics might like to peruse. The TeleRead Take: I love this story. [...]

eBook Plus Wants to Connect Readers to Authors, End Piracy

By Stanley Goodner
February 15, 2013 // 7 Comments

eBook sales have been skyrocketing since 2011, and the publishing market, of course, has been revolutionized as a result. But as the volume of available e-books grows, so does the consumer piracy of e-books. eBook Plus has been launched with the intention of improving the system. As a platform [...]

DBW 2013: Piracy Does Harm Sales

By libertyc
January 16, 2013 // 13 Comments

Digital Book World just published a report that piracy does harm sales and backed it up with a list of 25 studies that prove the point. Okay, splashy headline. You can agree or disagree with it, your choice. What I found interesting were the recommendations to publishers: 1. Make content available [...]

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