Resources Big Five Changes Business Model Libraries Must Draw the Line Questioning Tor’s Ebook Embargo Future of Ebook Pricing Publishers Sabotaging the Libraries? Libraries Pushing Back Hachette Book Group replaced its perpetual licensing model for libraries with a two-year ebook and digital audiobook lending model. Simon & Schuster eliminated perpetual licensing on digital audiobooks and […]
So in the first part, we discussed the opus to box office with novels, but why the new rise of comics, graphic novels, and game adaptations, because they are popular. The new platforms are tapping into the market of gamers and consumers of obscured genres because it sells. Case in point the adaptation of The Witcher series. The Witcher is a novel series so I am including it here only because I think it classifies as ‘obscure’ in that not a huge swath of people heard of it, but it was famous.
Is Audible Encroaching on Copyright? The Big 5 Publishers Sue Audible Book Publishers Sue Audible Is it Encroachment? Are the Big 5 Tech Too Big? Big 5 Tech Destroying Tech Ecosystem? The Big 5 publishing houses are suing Amazon’s Audible citing that it’s an encroachment on text and copyright. I personally, don’t see eye […]