public domainWhat We Lose From Having Killed the Public Domain (Techdirt)
I’ve seen some copyright maximalists asking why this is a big deal, since all the works listed are readily available to purchase. This is uninformed in the extreme.

Digital Technology Remodels Women’s Magazines (Media Shift)
Women’s magazines are full of fashion, beauty and relationship tips. However, studying them has also taught one researcher a lot about their future, and about the future of the magazine industry as a whole.

2014: Year of the Reader (Book Riot)
It has never been a better time to be a reader! It’s a brand new year, and already articles declaring the decline of books and reading are popping up on the internet, so several of us here at Book Riot took a moment to explain why we feel 2014 will be the best year for books and reading yet.

With $14 Million Raised, Oyster Plans to Expand its Netflix-for-Books Offerings (GigaOM)
Offering a library of books for $9.95 per month, Oyster will get an expansion thanks to a big influx of cash.

Kindle Daily Deals: Falling Angel (and others)

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