September 29, 2014
by Jaya

3 reasons Harper Collins going direct to consumer is not going to work out

TL; DR: It’s not the book, silly. It’s the ecosystem. Each physical book is a different product, unconnected to each other. I might have been buying books from a store twenty miles from home for the last twenty years but … Continue reading

July 15, 2014
by Jaya

Amazon’s Monopoly? Publishers’ Doing.

Dear Publishers, I abso-bloody-lutely hate monopolies. Have a look at the term monopoly on Wikipedia. You will read how monopolies have screwed humanity through the ages! Take the salt monopoly in China that dates back to the year 758. Okay, … Continue reading

May 9, 2014
by InstaScribe
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e-books and DRM

What is DRM? Digital Rights Management, or DRM, is, theoretically, a way to protect the creator of digital content, like music, documents, films and e-books, against piracy and illegal copying. We are all aware that piracy is a big problem. … Continue reading