Amazon’s Jeff Bezos kowtows to China’s grand poobah Xi Jinping and deletes bad reviews of Xi’s absurd book.
Remember that illegal New York compulsory license for books that Big Tech tried to sneak through? Vetoed.
Big Tech’s allied special interest groups are making another end run around copyright, this time using librarians as human shields.
Governor Larry Hogan illegal compulsory license for ebooks has created the Annapolis Autonomous Zone, the first state level TAZ.
Get the latest on how Maryland @GovLarryHogan and the Google metashills are screwing authors and rebuking Senator Thom Tillis–who’ll be next?
If you’ve read the book or have seen the movie Friday Night Lights, you’ll remember Charlie Billingsley played by Tim McGraw, the running back father of running back Don. Charlie is emblematic of people you’ve probably known who “won State” in their youth or the equivalent and for whom reality has just never quite lived […]
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Copyright Alliance CEO Keith Kupferschmid warns that SCOTUS ruling in Google v. Oracle is bad for creators.
Spotify finally admits it profits from COVID.
Eric “Uncle Sugar” Schmidt is back in town and is finding a trough for every snout.