Tag Archives: Booklocker

Hmm, Among the Missing Are

So, John Clifford, the original contact between Amazon’s Booksurge, now CreateSpace Enterprise, and LSI publishers, who per the plaintiff was a big part of why Booklocker sued, appears to have moved on. I think the biggest thing we can take … Continue reading

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Money Grafs from the Booklocker Ruling

They get to discovery, sorta. Although these cases are hardly enthusiastic support for BookLocker, they do not mandate dismissal, nor foreclose the possibility that BookLocker has the makings of a cognizable claim. In the face of such uncertainty, the Court … Continue reading

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I’m Also Not As Enthusiastic About Fighting Over Things Which Don’t Make Money

Amazon, while not conceding the underlying legalities, says they’ll let rights-holders decide whether or not to enable Text-To-Speech.  Cue the DRM cacophony on how no publisher should ever, ever, ever deny the right to hear a voice aloud.  And, seriously, … Continue reading

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Things It Would Have Been Better To Know Before I Printed 47 Books last Wed.

Amazon’s CreateSpace division has pushed back the deadline for free pro set-up ’til the end of the year.  Now, CreateSpace does some things well, particularly for smaller imprints, rumor has it with nice print costs, downside being when you get … Continue reading

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