Category Archives: Legal

Microsoft Sued for Misrepresenting Surface Storage

Here is an interesting story I read today: A California attorney is suing Microsoft because the Surface RT tablet he bought only gives him 16GB of storage instead of the advertised 32GB, according to news reports in USA Today and … Continue reading

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Political rant posted on . . . TeleRead???

Today, I was shocked to find that one of my favorite eBook/eReader blogs, TeleRead, had posted an ultra-conservative political rant, based on the premise that it was commentary on the DoJ vs. Big Six price fixing case. The author, a … Continue reading

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Fake Bruce Willis / iTunes article makes a good point

Probably the funniest article I read today involved a false story about Bruce Willis put out by the London tabloid, The Daily Mail. According to the Mail Online post: The Hollywood action hero is said to be considering legal action … Continue reading

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The Author’s Guild: copyright ambulance chasers

Over the past four years, I have spent a great deal of time studying the ins and outs of the publishing industry. My interest in independent bookstores, digital reading, and eBooks has naturally led me down this path. There are … Continue reading

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Due to publisher restrictions . . . I won’t be buying this eBook

The above is an all too familiar message I receive after trying to enter Kobo Promo codes for discounts on their online eBookstore. I click to go to the checkout page, then I excitedly click the drop-down menu to see … Continue reading

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Apple vs. DoJ Lawsuit

Yesterday, Apple Inc. filed a “memoradum of law” with the New York federal court presiding over the Department of Justice’s collusion case against the “Big Six” publishers and Apple. This was a revealing (and mercifully short) statement of protest against … Continue reading

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