Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Great Regulars: The removal of more than 4,000

Kindle ebooks, including IPG bestsellers Pamela Des Barres' groupie memoir I'm with the Band, child discipline title 1-2-3 Magic by Thomas Phelan and murder mystery Snow Blind by Lori Armstrong from Amazon.com follows the IPG's refusal to agree to new terms from online retail giant, according to its president Mark Suchomel.

from Alison Flood: The Guardian: Amazon.com withdraws thousands of ebooks in pricing row with publishers


Hurrah for the internet, which has unmasked and brought down another plagiariser: in this case a romance "writer" going under the name of Kay Manning. Her uncovering came courtesy of a crack team of authors: first Liz Fielding, who posted about a short story of hers which she'd discovered had been plagiarised.

from Alison Flood: The Guardian: Plagiarists, beware: the internet will find you out


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