If Amazon pricing of ebooks is the problem, is agency actually the right solution? – The Shatzkin Files Posted from Diigo.
La CNIL met publiquement en demeure FACEBOOK de se conformer, dans un délai de trois mois, à la loi Informatique et Libertés – CNIL – Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés France attacks Facebook data tracking, opening new front in privacy battles (CSM). Posted from Diigo.
Journalism, media and technology predictions 2016 | Reuters Institute for the study of Journalism “Robo-journalists, an ongoing battle between publishers and adblockers, bendy smartphones and social media for the workplace; the Reuters Institute launches its new Digital News Project with a set of technology and industry predictions for the global media’s year ahead”. Robo-journalists, an […]
For Pandora, Ruling on Streaming Royalty Rates Is Crucial – The New York Times Posted from Diigo.
Google, Twitter Work on Open Source ‘Instant Articles’ for Mobile | Re/code “The plan, which is supposed to launch with a small group of publishers this fall, is an effort to make it easier for publishers to distribute their stuff on mobile devices. It is also a response to similar pushes from Facebook, Apple and […]
European Publishers Play Lobbying Role Against Google – The New York Times “The argument is simple enough: Publishers want money from Google,” said Till Kreutzer, a German lawyer who has campaigned against these new copyright proposals. “Many European politicians are open to listening to that type of proposal.” I wonder if normal people voice will […]
European Commission – PRESS RELEASES – Press release – Antitrust: Commission opens formal investigation into Amazon’s e-book distribution arrangements “The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation into certain business practices by Amazon in the distribution of electronic books (“e-books”). The Commission will in particular investigate certain clauses included in Amazon’s contracts with publishers. […]
Pandora Wins Appeals Court Ruling on Ascap Royalty Rates – NYTimes.com “In Pandora Media’s second victory against the music industry in a week, a federal appeals court affirmed a judge’s ruling about royalty rates for the millions of songs represented by Ascap.” Posted from Diigo.
The myth of Amazon’s ebook monopoly, in two screenshots – Vox Posted from Diigo.
2015 — the year of being brave | The Bookseller Posted from Diigo.