The Crimes of Self-Publishing


The link below is to an article that takes a look at various ‘crimes’ in self-publishing – plagiarism, book-stuffing, etc.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/mar/28/plagiarism-book-stuffing-clickfarms-the-rotten-side-of-self-publishing

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More on the Internet Archive’s Open Library Copyright Crisis


The link below is to an article reporting on issues for the Internet Archive in the United Kingdom over copyright and the Open Library project.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/jan/22/internet-archives-ebook-loans-face-uk-copyright-challenge

The Internet Archive’s Copyright Crisis


The link below is to an article that reports on the copyright crisis facing the Internet Archive and the Open Library.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/jan/22/internet-archives-ebook-loans-face-uk-copyright-challenge

Delayed Entrance to the Public Domain


The link below is to an article that considers works entering the public domain in the USA after a 20 year delay.

For more visit:
https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/31/18162933/public-domain-day-2019-the-pilgrim-jacobs-room-charleston-copyright-expiration

Kindle’s KFX Format DRM Can Be Removed


The links below are to articles that report on the ability to remove DRM from Kindle’s KFX format.

For more visit:
https://the-digital-reader.com/2018/04/16/you-can-now-strip-drm-from-amazons-kindle-kfx-format/
http://blog.the-ebook-reader.com/2018/04/14/alfs-drm-removal-tools-now-support-kindles-kfx-format/