September 19, 2021

eBooks: International Publisher Alliance Shuts Down Piracy Sites

From an Article By Katie Allen on The Bookseller:

“An international alliance of publishers, including Cambridge University Press, Elsevier and Pearson Education Ltd, has served successful cease-and-desist orders on a piracy operation with an estimated turnover of £7m.

Much more from Publishers Weekly and direct from the Associaiton of American Publishers

Publishers and others still have a LOT of work to combat ebook piracy. Many other aggregation sites specializing in pirated ebooks remain. A search at Xmarks, SimilarSiteSearch,, and SimilarPages will provide links to other sites like the ones taken down today.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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