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Morning Coffee – 24 January 2022

Morning Coffee – 24 January 2022

Here are a few stories to read this Monday morning. British bookseller WH Smith has a “bestseller” list which is just as fake as any other.  A German court rules that ad-blocking browser extensions do not violate copyright law (yes, that is as a crazy as...
Monday Morning Coffee – 17 January 2022

Monday Morning Coffee – 17 January 2022

Here are a few stories to read this Monday morning. RCA released an album for a couple days over Christmas just so they could continue to squat on the rights.  Jane Friedman has some advice for writers who want her to read their work.  Passive Guy tries out an AI...
Morning Coffee – 24 January 2022

Morning Coffee – 10 January 2022

Here are a few stories to read this Monday morning. FYI: Pottermore is turning off its ebook servers soon (they stopped selling ebooks back in September). Thus ends the era where some thought direct sales could “defeat” Amazon. For the past 5 years a...
Monday Morning Coffee – 17 January 2022

Monday Morning Coffee – 3 January 2021

Here are a few stories to read the first Monday of the year. Winnie the Pooh was just one of many works which entered the public domain in the US on Saturday.  On a related note, this was also the first year that audio copyrights expired in the US. Sascha Stronach...
Monday Morning Coffee – 17 January 2022

Morning Coffee – 13 December 2021

Here are a few stories to read this Monday morning. It’s time to get police out of libraries.  Here are five ways you can raise opt-in rates for your mailing list.  The AAP is suing over Maryland’s library ebook licensing law.  Sounds good to me –...