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Thursday News: Amazon’s pricing, Hollywood’s (lack of) diversity, Latin America’s publishing and America’s orphan fantasy

Thursday News: Amazon’s pricing, Hollywood’s (lack of) diversity, Latin America’s publishing...

Escape from Stalag $7: Why Amazon’s Pricing Box Is Bad for Indies – Rich Chapman’s essay on Amazon’s pricing strategies and what he refers to as the AAAG’s (Aggregated Amazon Ankle Grabbers) is both amusing (the questions he asks of… more

Friday News: Apple’s appeal, Kindle Scout’s selections, Australian awards controversy, and books on the battlefield

Friday News: Apple’s appeal, Kindle Scout’s selections, Australian awards controversy, and...

Can Apple Win Its E-book Appeal? – This is a pretty good primer on Apple’s appeal to Judge Cote’s 2013 judgment against them in the now-infamous conspiracy and price-fixing case against the big NY publishers and Apple. The Department of… more

Thursday News: The Bookseller’s “digital census;” Maurice Sendak estate sued; discussing A Wrinkle in Time; and online World War I resources

Thursday News: The Bookseller’s “digital census;” Maurice Sendak estate sued; discussing...

Digital Census: 10 key findings – This “census” was apparently the result of surveying 1000 people. Which people and where? The article does not say. Apparently, though, if you’re a FutureBook delegate, you’ll get a copy of the original 25-page… more

Friday News: Adobe supposedly fixes ADE 4, Joan Didion Kickstarter campaign, corporate commentary on Gamergate, and a former slave bests his “master”

Friday News: Adobe supposedly fixes ADE 4, Joan Didion Kickstarter campaign,...

Adobe Updates Digital Edition, Stops Sharing User Info With the Internet – Nate Hoffelder reports that Adobe has stopped sending data on the books you’re reading back to Adobe in plain text. Adobe insists that: “Enhanced security for transmitting rights… more

Thursday News: SCOTUS denies cert in Superman case, interview with Zane, Black women in British history exhibit, and Gif enhanced manuscripts

Thursday News: SCOTUS denies cert in Superman case, interview with Zane,...

The estate of Superman co-creator Joseph Shuster can’t leap the high court to grab back rights from DC Comics – In 1992, Jean Peavy, sister of Superman co-creator Joseph Shuster, made an agreement with Warner Brothers related to her brother’s… more