International Day Against DRM, the expansion of aubiobook platform Storytel, Youscribe's growth in Africa and audiobooks at Frankfurt.
Cory Doctorow launches a scathing attack on the damage DRM is doing to the book industry, and technology opens new global opportunities for indies.
How much a writer earns from writing continues to make depressing reading, and a clash in Swedish audio subscription has global consequences.
The Society of Authors sends an open letter asking the UK government to tackle piracy. Storytel continues to grow and Scribd breaks new ground.
Initial royalty payments from Audible Romance are distinctly underwhelming, Amazon sponsors DigitalBookWorld, and Publica announces a blockchain-based alternative to DRM.
This week's round-up of top self-publishing news stories includes Barnes & Nobles' withdrawal of Nook, DRM matters, the onward march of ebooks in libraries and a stalemate in China.
Our weekly news roundup from Dan Holloway includes updates about the future of ebooks, Digital Rights Management, Geoblocking, the launch of Inara (a new ebook platform whose business model is driven by in-book adverts), Indies and Libraries, Amazon updates in Poland, and the demise of America Star Books.
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