Amazon and Library Ebook Lending


The link below is to an article that is worth considering in the library ebook lending controversy – for Amazon is probably the worst offender when it comes to this.

For more visit:
https://the-digital-reader.com/2019/10/25/sometimes-amazon-is-more-evil-than-the-major-publishers/

Kindle for Kids


Amazon has now launched ‘Kindle for Kids.’ The links below are to articles that take a look at just what this is all about.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/08/140463/amazon-launches-kindle-for-kids/
https://blog.the-ebook-reader.com/2019/10/08/amazon-releasing-new-kindle-kids-edition-with-free-year-of-freetime-unlimited/

The Amazon Renewed Ebook Reader


The link below is to an article that takes a look at Amazon’s ‘Renewed’ project – that is, refurbished ebook readers.

For more visit:
https://goodereader.com/blog/electronic-readers/what-is-a-renewed-e-reader-on-amazon

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/

Apple to Make an Ebook Reader?


The link below is to an article that questions whether Apple should make an ebook reader to challenge the Kindle. What do you think?

For more visit:
https://9to5mac.com/2019/07/14/apple-books-reader/

Amazon on Book Counterfeiting


The link below is to an article that gives Amazon’s take on book counterfeiting in their stores.

For more visit:
https://blog.aboutamazon.com/books-and-authors/our-response-to-the-new-york-times-story-on-book-counterfeiting

Apple Rejects Ebooks That Mention Amazon


The link below is to an article that reports on how Apple rejects ebooks that mention Amazon.

For more visit:
https://teleread.org/2019/05/08/apple-ibooks-still-rejecting-ebooks-for-mentioning-amazon-author-sharon-lee-reports/