Tag: copyright reform

by Julie Keck

1. One year after rebranding, Google Play offers over 5 million e-books (TechCrunch) 2. Copyright reformers launch attack on DMCA’s “digital locks” rule (arstechnica) 3. Indie books and their critics (IndieBooks) 4. Cosmixology launches online self-publishing platform for comics (The Verge) 5. Steve Jobs biographer deflects subpeonas in e-books case (Reuters) Subscribe to the E-Books […] more »

by Mike Rosen-Molina

When New York-based animator Nina Paley decided to distribute her independent animation project “Sita Sings the Blues” online for free, she recalled the fate of 1920s jazz vocalist Annette Hanshaw. Once hugely popular, Hanshaw had almost completely disappeared from public knowledge when Paley decided to include her songs in the score for her film. “How […] more »