Morning RoundupAmazon Fights to Keep Secrets in eBook Trial (Publisher’s Weekly)
Amazon attorneys last week filed a letter with the court asking that it be allowed to redact sensitive business information about its Kindle e-book program gathered as evidence for the upcoming Apple price-fixing trial.

CourseSmart Enhances its eTextbook Offerings (Good e-Reader)
With some reports showing that the Android platform currently holds about 68% of the market for applications, digital content creators are taking steps to increase their current offerings to meet these customers where their devices are. CourseSmart, a leading provider of digital educational materials and textbooks, has been available on the Android platform for some time, but today announced that it is enhancing its current Android capabilities.

Digital Book Signings: A Range of Products and Services (Digital Book World)
Digital book authors and publishers who are seeking to enrich their relationships with readers find digital signatures an effective way to connect with their most ardent fans. Today, authors have several e-signature options to choose from. Some services allow authors to sign the digital book itself, others offer the e-signature as a separate document, and they’re available in a range of prices and service levels.

A Framework for Copyright Reform (Techdirt)
I watched a large part of the House Subcommittee on Intellectual Property’s first hearing on copyright reform, and came away somewhat disappointed. While the panelists presented a variety of interesting viewpoints and worked hard to highlight areas of agreement, many of the Congressional Representatives were clearly confused about the law, the Constitution and the nature of the debate itself. I came away with a few key concerns, but also with some ideas for a framework that any debate on copyright should necessarily take.

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