Here are a few stories to read this morning.
- Buy Button Hardball: Amazon Threatens to Delist Pubs Again (Shelf Awareness)
- Cult Leader: Jane Austen inspires vicious feuds among her hordes of admirers (Prospect Magazine)
- The eBook – Déjà Vu All Over Again? (TechCrunch)
Google-Publisher Deal Ignores Elephant In The Room: Fair-Use (RWW)Hey YouTube, I Don’t Want To Use My Full Name (The well-prepared mind)How To Steal The Space Shuttle: A Step-By-Step Guide (Jalopnik)John Hodgeman on Books (Engadget)Microsoft DMCA Notice ‘Mistakenly’ Targets BBC, Techcrunch, Wikipedia and U.S. Govt (TorrentFreak)Momentum Building Among Indie Bookstores Around Kobo-ABA Deal (Digital Book World)New HarperCollins Kids App with Inventive Video Use (Gear Diary)Publishers Settle With Google--But What About Authors? (Writer Beware Blogs!)Questions about the AAP Google settlement (Scholarly Communications @ Duke)
The post about stealing the space shuttle is particularly worth reading.