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Ebook Piracy

Is Pirating Books Ever OK?

Amanda Nelson | Posted 11.12.2012 | Books
Amanda Nelson

What about the physical books I already own? If I want to read them digitally, should I really have to pay for them again?

Andrew Losowsky

Book Downloading Site Targeted By Publishers | Andrew Losowsky | Posted 02.16.2012 | Books

A large coalition of publishing firms and related trade organizations has taken legal action against what the Association of American Publishers in Wa...

Penguin Pulls Books From Amazon's Kindle

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 01.22.2012 | Books

NEW YORK — One of the country's largest publishers, Penguin Group (USA), has suspended making e-editions of new books available to libraries and...

E-Piracy: The High Cost Of Stolen Books

Karen Dionne | Posted 01.23.2012 | Books
Karen Dionne

Traditionally, authors and readers play on the same team. Authors create content and readers read it in a mutually beneficial relationship. But e-piracy has put readers and writers at odds by offering content for free.

eBook Piracy May Have Unexpected Benefits

CBC News | Dan Misener, | Posted 06.19.2011 | Books

Back in 2009, O'Leary did this for one publisher, O'Reilly Media, which publishes technical books. Surprisingly, he found that sales actually increase...

Digital Book World: The Piracy, Social Media, And Will Publishers Ever Understand New Technology? Conference

Steve Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steve Ross

The Digital Book World conference is a new kind of conference on digital change, one that addresses immediate business challenges instead of long-term development issues.

How Amazon, as Apple, Can Succeed in a World of Piracy

Martin Varsavsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Martin Varsavsky

While books themselves are not pirated mainly because the cost of printing in bulk beats the cost of printing at home, digital books are incredibly easy to pirate.