Morning Roundup: Domain names are not property, eBook piracy not a big deal in Netherlands and more

domain names not propertyVirginia Court Says Domain Names Are Not Property (Techdirt)
Here’s an interesting blog post by Venkat Balasubramani about a little noticed ruling in Virginia from last year concerning a bankruptcy proceeding, which came to the conclusion that domain names are not property, but rather a contractual right.

eBook Piracy Not Such a Big Deal in the Netherlands (The Digital Reader)
A new report out of the Netherlands this week has revealed that the Dutch are buying ebooks at a rate far higher than the global average.

Rakuten Replaces Serbinis at Kobo (Brave New World)
Two years after Kobo was acquired by Japan’s Rakuten they have announced that Kobo CEO Michael Serbinis is stepping down as chief executive of the ebook company. Serbinis will be replaced by Takahito “Taka” Aiki, with immediate effect and Aiki is to relocate to Canada.

Why You Shouldn’t Trust App Store Reviews (and What You Should Trust Instead) (Lifehacker)
The problem with app reviews isn’t just trolls one-starring apps, though. It goes a bit deeper than that.

Kindle Daily Deals: Warlord (and others)

About Joanna Cabot (1592 Articles)
"I’m a journalist, a teacher and an e-book fiend. I work as a French teacher at a K-3 private school. I use drama, music, puppets, props and all manner of tech in my job, and I love it. I enjoy moving between all the classes and having a relationship with each child in the school. Kids are hilarious, and I enjoy watching them grow and learn. My current device of choice for reading is my Amazon Kindle Touch, but I have owned or used devices by Sony, Kobo, Aluratek and others. I also read on my tablet devices using the Kindle app, and I enjoy synching between them, so that I’m always up to date no matter where I am or what I have with me."

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