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Friday News: Hachette & Amazon make nice; Internet tax bill; map of uncolonized Africa; Microsoft patches 19-year-old vulnerability; and UK’s Project Remix

Friday News: Hachette & Amazon make nice; Internet tax bill; map...

Updated: Amazon and Hachette finally reach deal; Hachette will set its ebook prices –  The war appears to be over between Hachette and Amazon, and whatever the state of their relationship, readers get the return of Agency Pricing. Yippee. When… more

Reading/Watching List by Jayne for the last few weeks

Reading/Watching List by Jayne for the last few weeks

My Planet by Mary Roach From acclaimed, New York Times best-selling author Mary Roach comes the complete collection of her “My Planet” articles published in Reader’s Digest. She was a hit columnist in the magazine, and this book features the… more

Tuesday News: Pinkmeth lawsuit, Nadine Gordimer dies, Worldreader brings Kindles to Ghana, and fascinating article on Virginia Woolf and privacy of self

Tuesday News: Pinkmeth lawsuit, Nadine Gordimer dies, Worldreader brings Kindles to...

Tor Project sued for $1 million in revenge porn case – Pinkmeth, a particularly horrible revenge porn site is being sued, and for a while, TOR was being sued right along with it. Although the action against TOR was quickly… more