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e-book piracy


Hachette CEO snaps back at Amazon in e-book dispute

The book publisher criticizes Amazon's negotiation tactics in their dispute over e-book prices.

By August 11, 2014


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


New details reveal Steve Jobs involved in e-book lawsuit

Previously redacted content in lawsuit against Apple shows that Steve Jobs told a publishing exec to join Apple in creating "a real mainstream e-books market at $12.99 and $14.99."

By May 14, 2012


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


Do as the dominatrix says: Why Amazon is 'king of the kinky wish list'

Shopping fetishes take on a whole new meaning when dominatrixes and their subs turn to Amazon, and gift-buying provides an expression of desire -- as well as punishment.

By March 28, 2014


Tor Books: piracy not an issue despite lacking ebook DRM

One year after Tor launched its DRM-free store, the publisher has said that there has been "no discernible increase" in piracy.

By May 5, 2013


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


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


The iTunes Store turns 10: It's Apple's empire to lose

Apple's iTunes Store heads into its second decade on top -- and facing threats like it's never had before.

By April 25, 2013


The rise of the 99-cent Kindle e-book

With 20 percent of the top-selling books on the Kindle priced at a dollar or less, should traditional publishers be concerned about price erosion? You betcha, says CNET's David Carnoy.

By March 3, 2011