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e-book piracy

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Piracy witch hunt downs legit e-book lending Web site

commentary: Several authors on Twitter mistook an e-book lending Web site for a piracy hub, a mistake that eventually took the site offline. As the dust settles, a disturbing picture of file-sharing hysteria emerges.

By August 9, 2012

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Best e-book readers of 2016

You have several e-reader options, but few we can enthusiastically recommend.

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Kindle e-book piracy accelerates

What's the dark side of the success of e-readers and e-books? In a word, piracy.

By February 18, 2011

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Author's son: Mom slams e-book piracy but pirates songs

Anne B. Ragde, an award-winning Norwegian author, criticizes ebook piracy as theft. Sadly, her son reportedly reveals that she pirated 1,800 MP3 songs.

By December 13, 2010

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New study suggests e-book piracy is on the rise

Attributor, a technology company that's working with publishers to fight e-book piracy, released its second study on the subject and the results appear to indicate demand for piracy is accelerating.

By October 6, 2010

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Is iPad supercharging e-book piracy?

The huge popularity of the iPod indirectly fueled the piracy of music. Will the iPad do the same to e-books?

By May 14, 2010

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A copyright proponent's wish for the presidential debate (Q&A)

Robert Levine wrote a book critical of what he sees are attempts to weaken the ability of creators to earn a living. He wishes Washington could engage in serious debate about Web piracy. That's unlikely, he thinks.

By October 16, 2012

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Ep. 1472: The Internet and the end of snow days

On today's show, Eric Schmidt appears to spout off wildly about fighting anti-piracy laws to the death, but frankly, we kind of agree. Also, LinkedIn's IPO goes bonkers, Apple is close to signing all the necessary music labels to its hoped-for Amazon and Google killer, Kindle e-books outsell all print books on Amazon, and it turns out that Apple love really is a religion. So much so that its devotees literally refuse to believe there could be malware on their Macs. Guys, it's happening. Believe. --Molly

By May 19, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1472: The Internet and the end of snow days (Podcast)

On today's show, Eric Schmidt appears to spout off wildly about fighting anti-piracy laws to the death, but frankly, we kind of agree. Also, LinkedIn's IPO goes bonkers, Apple is close to signing all the necessary music labels to its hoped-for Amazon and Google killer, Kindle e-books outsell all print books on Amazon, and it turns out that Apple love really is a religion. So much so that its devotees literally refuse to believe there could be malware on their Macs. Guys, it's happening. Believe. --Molly

By May 19, 2011

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Microsoft e-book software cracked

A U.K. programmer releases software said to dismantle the anticopying technology in Microsoft Reader, setting the stage for another confrontation in the digital piracy wars.

By January 8, 2003

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Consumers may find e-books a tough read

Publishers put electronic padlocks on their wares to curtail Internet piracy, but that protection may hurt consumers who play by the rules and buy legitimate products.

November 30, 2000