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Amazon courts Hachette authors by proposing they keep e-book revenue

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 09:53

Amazon.com accounts for some 60 percent of Hachette`s digital sales.

Hachette seeks Amazon terms that `value` partners

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 04:24

French publishing giant Hachette said Wednesday it wants to make peace with online retail titan Amazon, but on terms that "value" the role of authors and their publishers.

Authors Guild appeals ruling in Google Books case

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 10:05

The Authors Guild is appealing a US judge`s decision in a long-running case that cleared legal obstacles for Google`s massive book-scanning project, according to court documents.

Authors Guild appeals ruling in Google Books case

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 10:05

The Authors Guild is appealing a US judge`s decision in a long-running case that cleared legal obstacles for Google`s massive book-scanning project, according to court documents.

Authors Guild appeals ruling in Google Books case

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 10:05

The Authors Guild is appealing a US judge`s decision in a long-running case that cleared legal obstacles for Google`s massive book-scanning project, according to court documents.

Authors Guild appeals ruling in Google Books case

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 08:04

The Authors Guild is appealing a US judge`s decision in a long-running case that cleared legal obstacles for Google`s massive book-scanning project, court documents showed Monday.

US judge boosts Google `fair use` defense of digital books

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 11:03

A federal judge on Monday appeared to favor Google Inc`s legal defense of its digital books project, which could imperil efforts by authors seeking to block it.

No class-action status in Google book case: US court

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 13:49

Google Inc got a friendly ruling today from a federal appeals panel that stripped a group representing authors of class-action status.

US court stays case against Google digital library plan

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 10:34

The stay by a 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals judge in New York came after the Authors Guild, which sued Google seven years ago over the company's plans to create the world's largest digital books library, consented to the suspension.

E.L. James and Ruchir Sharma top authors again this week

Last Updated: Sunday, June 10, 2012, 08:30

E.L. James`s ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ dominates the fiction category again in the bestsellers list this week, while Ruchir Sharma`s `Breakout Nations` is at the top spot in the non-fiction section.

Chinese authors sue Apple for unauthorised use of their works

Last Updated: Sunday, March 18, 2012, 17:39

Chinese writers have filed a case against Apple alleging that its App store is selling unlicensed copies of their books.

Complaint against authors who opt out of Lit Fest

Last Updated: Sunday, January 22, 2012, 20:21

A police complaint was filed against the four authors who read out portions from the controversial author`s banned book `Satanic Verses`.