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Amazon Request Rejected in Google Settlement Case

Amazon Request Rejected in Google Settlement Case

Amazon’s request that Judge Denny Chin withdraws his preliminary approval for the revised Google Settlement case in New York has been unsurprisingly rejected. Judge Chin ruled on the request yesterday and the case will now move on to a fairness hearing on February 18th. Judge Chin underlined his belief that argument against the agreement would


Google Settlement Given Court’s Preliminary Approval

Judge Denny Chin has granted the US District Court’s preliminary approval of the revised Google Settlement. The next stage will be a final hearing on 18th February 2010, which will examine the terms of the agreement and make a ruling on its full approval. The opt-out/opt-in and final objections deadline will be 28th January. November,


Harlequin Launch Digital Publisher Carina Press

Harlequin, one of the world’s leading romance and women’s fiction publishers has just launched Carina Press, a digital-only imprint that will trade independently of its parent publisher. First e-book titles are expected from Carina Press in Spring 2010. Initially, carina Press will focus the romance and erotica genres. They will not be adopting the traditional


PODTV – Program 10: London Book Fair 2009 – Digital Book Publishing Discussion

For our tenth program in PODTV we return to a news item we covered in April. Hosted by the BBC Media Correspondent, Torin Douglas and a panel of Gail Rebuck, Chairman and CEO, The Random House Group Limited. Tim Hely-Hutchinson, Hachette. John Makinson, Chairman and Chief Executive , The Penguin Group. Victoria Barnsley, Publisher and