Whispers And Warnings For March 27th

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Hey, Amazon, Where’s My Money?
“My novel shot to the top of the site’s bestseller list last summer. You won’t believe how little I got paid.”

Green Mountain Power agrees to pay publisher’s legal fees in trespass charge; lawsuit dismissed
“Green Mountain Power will reimburse Barton Chronicle Publisher Chris Braithwaite for his legal expenses in defending himself against criminal trespass charges for the past year.”

Publisher wins copyright lawsuit
“Publisher First News has announced it was compensated for VND700 million by American International School of Foreign Language Training in Hanoi for reprinting English language books that First News has been given exclusive rights to copy in Vietnam by a foreign publisher.”

Penguin publishing group sues Oregon nonprofit for posting whole books online
“Publishing giant Penguin Group (USA) Inc. has sued the online library American Buddha, accusing the Oregon nonprofit company of posting to the Web the entire contents of books for which it holds exclusive rights.”

Author-Unfriendly Terms at Autharium
“Over the past few weeks I’ve gotten a number of questions and alerts about author-unfriendly Terms and Conditions at Autharium, a new epublishing startup…”

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