‘Dallas Buyers Club’ wins access to pirates’ information in iiNet case – There has been a significant ruling in the ongoing Dallas Buyers Club piracy case in Australia. The DBC has been trying to acquire from iiNet customer information associated… more
What Nielsen Bookscan data tells us about ebook sales cycles & the ebook plateau – This is a great piece that takes some of the other analytical treatments of ebook data and subjects them to a different set of questions… more
The world’s largest photo service just made its pictures free to use – This is great news for bloggers; Getty Images, which owns 100+ years and millions of photos, is opening up its archives so everyone can use the images… more
In Hookups, Inequality Still Reigns – Women don’t really find sexual satisfaction from hookups per this article but for some, the trade off is worth it. “For Kim Huynh, a 29-year-old filmmaker in San Francisco, sacrificing a reliable orgasm for sex without… more
Earnings Rise 8% at HC Despite Sales Drop – Total sales are down for HarperCollins but overall revenue is up 8% due to “higher sales of more profitable e-books and ‘ongoing operational efficiencies.’” Digital sales account for 22% of the… more
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Romance and the Problems with “By Women, For Women, About Women” – Reader Lynn sent me this article and my response was “Wow, I don’t know what to think of this article.” And I don’t. The author of this piece… more