ComicMix Quick Picks – March 3, 2009
Today’s list of quick items:
- E-publishing stories all over the place:
HarperStudio Re-Enters Digital Book Pricing Debate – mediabistro.com: GalleyCat
Expert Explains Why E-Books Are So Expensive – mediabistro.com: GalleyCat
Richard Curtis: Penetrating the Mysteries of E-Book Pricing. Kind of.
Hearst to launch a wireless e-reader, and Hearst Dailies Look to Charge for Some Web. Perhaps they’re looking at the Gillette model: give away the razor, charge for the blades.
- It’s not just scans_daily: The Pirate Bay copyright infringement trial concluded yesterday in Stockholm with the site’s young defendants claiming that the portal is simply a piece of internet infrastructure – a tool used to search for content uploaded by others. In closing statements on Monday, prosecutors asked the judge to issue one-year prison sentences to each defendant for enabling illegal copyright infringement. Industry lawyers were even harsher, pushing for the maximum penalty of 2 years. The final verdict is scheduled to be handed down on April 17.
Maybe it was the name?
- Greg the Bunny finally got a blog! Welcome to the internets, fuzzy!
Anything else? Consider this an open thread.