New Format for Audible


The link below is to an article reporting on a new format for audio books that Audible will now be using.

For more visit:
https://goodereader.com/blog/audiobooks/audible-moving-to-enhanced-format-for-audiobooks

Free Audiobooks for Kids From Audible


The links below are to articles reporting on free audiobooks on offer from Audible for kids while schools are closed.

For more visit:
https://ebookfriendly.com/hundreds-audible-audiobooks-free-coronavirus-pandemic/
https://goodereader.com/blog/audiobooks/audible-offering-hundreds-of-kids-audiobooks-for-free
https://bookriot.com/2020/03/19/audible-launches-audible-stories-for-children-and-teens-while-school-is-out/

Audible Captions Latest (A Little Late)


The links below are to articles reporting on that latest news (though a little late) on the Audible captions resolution (most recent are at the top).

For more visit:
https://the-digital-reader.com/2020/02/09/amazon-is-extending-the-audible-caption-settlement-to-all-publishers-and-authors-will-you-disable-this-feature/
https://the-digital-reader.com/2020/02/07/publishers-threw-the-public-under-the-bus-in-their-win-over-audible-captions/
https://publishingperspectives.com/2020/02/copyright-coup-as-association-american-publishers-succeeds-in-audible-captions-case/
https://goodereader.com/blog/audiobooks/audible-captions-now-has-a-resolution

Audible Captions Lawsuit Latest


The links below are to articles reporting on the latest from the Audible Captions lawsuit.

For more visit:
https://goodereader.com/blog/bookselling/audible-and-barnes-and-noble-lawsuits-making-waves-in-digital-publishing
https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/10/american-publishers-v-amazon-audible-update-letters-exchanged-with-court/

Audible Captions Update


The links below are to articles reporting on the latest news regarding Audible Captions and the controversy surrounding that initiative by Amazon. Note, the latest articles are at the top.

For more visit:
https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/09/points-counterpoints-publishers-v-audible-captions-lawsuit-lines-are-drawn-copyright/
https://goodereader.com/blog/audiobooks/audible-fires-back-at-publishers-and-says-captains-are-fair-use
https://goodereader.com/blog/audiobooks/audible-captions-will-not-include-works-from-major-publishers
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/08/30/138445/audible-halts-captions-on-major-publishers-titles/
https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/08/american-publishers-lawsuit-amazon-audible-captions-rollout-delayed/

Publishers Seek to Sue Audible


The links below are to articles reporting on the reaction of publishers to Audible Captions – yes, they are seeking to sue Audible.

For more visit:
https://ilmk.wordpress.com/2019/08/25/big-5-publishers-sue-amazons-audible-over-ai-speech-to-text/
https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/08/american-publishers-association-sues-to-stop-audible-captions/
https://the-digital-reader.com/2019/08/23/aap-files-doomed-lawsuit-over-audibles-caption-feature-alleges-copyright-infringement/
https://blog.the-ebook-reader.com/2019/08/23/publishers-suing-audible-over-captions-feature-that-allows-reading-audiobooks/

Publishers on Audible Captions


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the publishers response to Audible Captions.

For more visit:
https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/19/20698383/audible-captions-feature-audiobook-book-publishers-rights

Audible Captions


The link below is to another article that reports on the latest Audible feature – Audible Captions. In the next day or so I’ll be posting links to the industry response to Audible Captions.

For more visit:
https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2019-07-18/audible-text-captions-audiobook