Thu, 18/04/2013 - 10:45
Your remit covers India, Pakistan, Malaysia and China. What are the opportunities and challenges in each territory?
All of the territories covered by Asia Education have growing education sectors. India and China in particular have a rapidly expanding middle-class that are heavily focused on educational standards....
Mon, 17/12/2012 - 12:48
The government is to launch a campaign to educate consumers about the harm of illegal downloading, business secretary Vince Cable has announced.
The government will also work with key partners, such as the city of London police, to tackle IP crime including online piracy.
The measures were announced at a speech at The Big...
Thu, 27/09/2012 - 12:21
Little, Brown has said it intends to pursue "vigorously" anyone who pirates the e-book of J K Rowling's The Casual Vacancy, published this morning (27th September).
Websites are already claiming to offer pirated versions to download, with popular torrent sites offering links. Thousands of people have seeded...
Thu, 03/05/2012 - 09:30
The Publishers Association must escalate the fight against piracy and use authors to press the case against copyright theft, members of the association heard at the annual general meeting.
Incoming PA president Little, Brown chief executive Ursula Mackenzie said the PA needed to "ramp up" the fight against piracy "or to...
Mon, 30/04/2012 - 16:45
Publishers Association chief executive Richard Mollet has welcomed a block on file-sharing site The Pirate Bay ordered by the High Court.
The court ruled that the Swedish site, which links to mainly pirated e-books, music and video for users to download free, must be blocked by UK internet service providers....
Thu, 19/04/2012 - 09:02
John Wiley has filed papers in New York demanding a trial by jury of four defendants accused of copying its books through BitTorrent, according to a BBC report.
The publisher said the amount of revenue lost through illegal copying of its For Dummies guides was "...
Thu, 28/07/2011 - 15:38
A legal case ruling that an internet service provider (ISP) must block access to a copyright-infringing website has been hailed by the Publishers Association as setting a legal precent to protect copyright.
A High Court judgment today (28th July) ruled BT must outlaw access to Newzbinz 2, a members-only site that links to pirated...
Thu, 12/05/2011 - 09:31
Publishers should not overspend in the fight against piracy, and should use their authors to present a "human face" in the battle for hearts and minds, a panel discussion at the World e-Reading Congress declared.
The industry should also come together to fund research into the overall impact of illegal digital copying....
Wed, 20/04/2011 - 16:05
The Publishers Association has said it is "delighted" by the High Court ruling in favour of the government in a legal challenge against the Digital Economy Act.
BT and TalkTalk launched the legal challenge in November 2010, saying the act would "impact on the privacy and free expression rights" of UK internet users...
Tue, 12/04/2011 - 09:15
Publishers are having to spend more money to keep up with the pace of piracy, the chief executive of the PA has said, as robust debates over piracy affecting royalty rates dominated the first day of London Book Fair.
Richard Mollet was speaking after David Shelley, Little, Brown publisher, claimed at Sunday's digital conference...