Struggle by authors to address the 2012 Canadian Copyright Modernization Act isn’t over, but it’s reached a new inflection point.
From both an industry and author perspective, book clubs have played a key role in bookselling for decades—and are still looking hot today.
A Nielsen-Digimarc study looks at why people illegally download ebooks from torrent sites and the activity harms the publishing industry.
The ravenous film market seeks books with big themes for adaptation—just don’t ask buyers to read your book.
We have a summary of the EU’s decision on the Copyright Directive, which on March 26 was given a thumbs-up by the European Parliament.
For online copyright issues, battle for public sentiment is Article 13. The section concerns Silicon Valley’s operation in the content space.
Trends Spanish-language audiobooks surge. New research from Spanish and Latin American publishers anticipates 250 percent growth in 2019, with subscription platforms as the leading model for sales. Read in Publishing Perspectives. Reddit is testing out tipping. So far, it’s just for one user, but it points to a continued interest in patron support in online communities.
Library lending of scanned print books may not be legal under current copyright law; author and publisher associations begin to protest.
Life plus 70 years became the new term of copyright. It’s considered excessive by just about everyone except corporate attorneys at Disney.
The above chart illustrates the expansion of US copyright terms over the past 200+ years. Read an analysis.