Rethinking Ebooks for Web Browsers

Why publishers and ebook developers are looking anew at browser-based e-reading, new Nook gets a bigger screen, Scribd accused of ebook piracy, ALA upbraids Adobe on data gathering, Baker & Taylor expands to New Zealand and more.

HarperCollins Adds Security Layer to Ebook Files

[Press Release] Digimarc Launches Digimarc® Guardian Watermarking for Publishing HarperCollins Publishers and LibreDigital first to adopt anti-piracy solution that protects copyrighted material for e-book authors and content owners Beaverton, Ore. – September 15, 2014 – Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ: DMRC) today …

How to stop ebook pirates

Most people know that downloading copyrighted information without paying for it is against the law. But millions of people who are otherwise totally law-abiding have at one time or another illegally downloaded a copyrighted digital file. How serious is this problem …

Does Piracy Hurt Digital Content Sales? Yes

People who pirate digital content wouldn’t have bought it if it wasn’t available for free. Publishers can’t do anything about pirates anyway. And, besides, piracy doesn’t hurt ebook and other digital content sales. All myths, according to Michael D. Smith, …