Does DRM prevent eBook piracy?

January 18th, 2011 · 1 Comment

No one seems to have this magic answer, but a recent article interviewing Brian O’Leary of Magellan Media offers some insight.  O’Leary described a 2 1/2 year study with O’Reilly media, stating: “We undertook research two-and-a-half-years ago with O’Reilly, and we’ve been studying Thomas Nelson as well, to measure the impact of piracy on paid content sales. […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · DRM · Ebook Readers · Publishing

Tools of Change – Making the Case for Digital Printing

February 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

Making the Case for Digital Printing –  Tools of Change Conference – Feb. 22, 1:30 – 3:30 Brian O’Leary and Ashley Gordon This session was directed to publishers who are thinking about digital printing opportunities.  The speakers were obviously pro-digital printing and provided many examples of the benefits of digital printing for publishers.  But, libraries […]

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Tags: Business Models/Pricing · Conferences/Events · Discovery · Print on demand

eBook Wars – a live podcast this Wednesday

February 8th, 2010 · 4 Comments

**Note, this was recorded**  info below.  This Wednesday, Feb. 10th from 2PM – 3PM EST, Copyright Clearance Center’s Chris Kenneally will be hosting a special Beyond the Book live podcast (http://beyondthebookcast.com/live-webcast/) examining the eBook Wars, which are taking shape with MacMillan challenging Amazon and the rise of eReaders and the iPad. During the podcast, Chris […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events