Tagged: DRM

With booksellers' pressure: DRM is now soft in Germany

'An Ever-Widening Industry Consensus' Today, most of Germany's main publishing forces are, or soon will be, hard-DRM-free. This morning, we had the first reports from... Read more

Wolfgang Fuchs: What publishing might learn from gaming and DRM

For a second time, the Frankfurt Book Fair and Gamescom have invited representatives of book publishing to Cologne to see what is billed as the... Read more

Your Book Is Watching You

I'm quoted in the Guardian 's piece on Joyland and filesharing today, and on the basis that if you're here at all it's because you're... Read more

eBook streaming on Pinterest. A new service for book lovers just launched by RCS Libri in Italy.

With the rise of Social Media, publishers, authors, journalists and bloggers are jumping on the bandwagon of Facebook and Twitter. If we were to use... Read more

Selling direct – what you need to know

The concept of selling direct to consumers (D2C) is, traditionally, alien to most publishers. For centuries, their route to market has been almost exclusively through... Read more

How digital stalking can get you published

Nathan M Farrugia’s recently released debut novel The Chimera Vector has dropped into a sea of digital content at the centre of a global conversation... Read more

Is Publishing Experiencing Its Own Arab Spring?

The Arab spring swept across many Arab states and was driven by the confidence that others had succeeded and maybe they weren’t alone. Read more

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Just A few Questions, Ms. Rowling...

This really feels like a watershed moment, doesn't it? So, briefly... 1) I'm a bit confused - how is watermarking not DRM by another name?... Read more

So who Owns the eBook and App Rights?

We think that we know everything about the rights that we own, or licence. We attempt to control their usage and licensing and yet find... Read more

First Sale Doctrine: Digital Threat or Opportunity?

One of the drawbacks with ebooks is that there is no second hand market for them. Unlike physical books you can’t sell a book once... Read more

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