Report: Audible to Settle with Seven Publishers in Captions Lawsuit
From The Bookseller:
Amazon’s audiobook company Audible has reached a settlement with a group of seven US publishers in the copyright lawsuit against the firm’s Captions programme, according to a letter from Audible’s legal team.
In a letter to all parties on 13th January, Audible attorney Emily Reisbaum told judge Valerie Caproni that the firm had finalised a settlement with Chronicle Books, Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins Publishers, Macmillan Publishing Group, Penguin Random House, Scholastic, and Simon & Schuster, who were all named as plaintiffs on the suit, filed by the Association of American Publishers.
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