New Paper Says It’s Time To Reasonably Decrease Copyright Term And Rethink Putting Copyright In Treaties (Techdirt)
The full paper is well worth reading, detailing just how distorted copyright has become from its original purpose.
Apple Will Reportedly Unveil ‘End-to-End’ OSX Redesign at WWDC (GigaOM)
Apple will focus on Mac OS X at its upcoming developer’s conference on June 2, according to a new report.
Authors’ Views on the Value of an Agent (Digital Book World)
Are agents worth their fifteen percent? The 2014 Digital Book World and Writer’s Digest Survey asked more than 2,800 published authors (those in the sample who had started, completed, or published a manuscript) their opinions on various ways that agents help authors.
B&N Puts Nook Glowlight for Sale for Mother’s Day (The Digital Reader)
The sale runs through 11 May.
Kindle Daily Deals
Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa, vol. 1 of the Bleach manga, and more.
"I’m a journalist, a teacher and an e-book fiend. I work as a French teacher at a K-3 private school. I use drama, music, puppets, props and all manner of tech in my job, and I love it. I enjoy moving between all the classes and having a relationship with each child in the school. Kids are hilarious, and I enjoy watching them grow and learn. My current device of choice for reading is my Amazon Kindle Touch, but I have owned or used devices by Sony, Kobo, Aluratek and others. I also read on my tablet devices using the Kindle app, and I enjoy synching between them, so that I’m always up to date no matter where I am or what I have with me."
Courtesy of the Kboards, a worrying item about struggling e-book sites and their ability to monetize engagement with Amazon - or not - has...
REVIEWS: E-Book & AUDIO BOOKS SELF PUBLISHING: TECH & BIZ TIPS
is now a static archival site, but we're very much alive at TeleRead.com . Big thanks to Nate Hoffelder of TeleRead.org , who teamed up on the preservation project with The-Digital-Reader.com .