October 19, 2021

Coming Next Month: German Language Trade Publishers That are Part of Holtzbrinck Will Offer DRM-Free Ebooks

Hat Tip and thanks to Sebastian Posth for the following item: German trade publishing houses owned by Georg von Holtzbrinck publishing group, including Rowohlt, S. Fischer, Droemer Knaur, Kiepenheuer & Witsch, will soon be selling DRM-free ebooks. This means, that after Bonnier publishing group, all relevant trade publishers in the German market are offering their […]

Roundup: 3 Independent Bookstores File Class Action Lawsuit Against Amazon, Big 6 Publishers Over Use of DRM

Here’s a media roundup with direct links to some of the coverage of the lawsuit that was first reported yesterday. We’ve also embedded the full text of the complaint filed on February 15, 2013 (Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York) at the bottom of this post. The class-action lawsuit was filed by Posman […]

Nice! OverDrive Will Distribute Entire O'Reilly eBook Catalog DRM-Free

Kudos to the always experimental and forward thinking O’Reilly for going DRM-Free. Will other publishers follow O’Reilly’s lead? From OverDrive: OverDrive is announcing that booksellers, libraries, and schools in its global network will soon have access to DRM-free eBook titles from O’Reilly Media. The publisher’s entire eBook catalog will be available to OverDrive’s channel partners, […]