Morning Roundup: Domain names are not property, eBook piracy not a big deal in Netherlands and more
February 5, 2014 | 8:43 am
By Joanna Cabot
Virginia Court Says Domain Names Are Not Property (Techdirt)
Here’s an interesting blog post by Venkat Balasubramani about a little noticed ruling in Virginia from last year concerning a bankruptcy proceeding, which came to the conclusion that domain names are not property, but rather a contractual right.
eBook Piracy Not Such a Big Deal in the Netherlands (The Digital Reader)
A new report out of the Netherlands this week has revealed that the Dutch are buying ebooks at a rate far higher than the global average.
Rakuten Replaces Serbinis at Kobo (Brave New World)
Two years after Kobo was acquired by Japan’s Rakuten they have announced that Kobo CEO Michael Serbinis is stepping down as chief executive of the ebook company. Serbinis will be replaced by Takahito “Taka” Aiki, with immediate effect and Aiki is to relocate to Canada.
Why You Shouldn’t Trust App Store Reviews (and What You Should Trust Instead) (Lifehacker)
The problem with app reviews isn’t just trolls one-starring apps, though. It goes a bit deeper than that.
Kindle Daily Deals: Warlord (and others)