Tag Archives: copyright

Cross a border, lose your ebooks

Jim O’Donnell was at a library conference in Singapore when his Ipad’s Google Play app asked him to update it. This was the app through which he had bought 30 to 40 ebooks, and after the app had updated, it started to re-download them. However, Singapore is not one of the countries where the Google Play bookstore is active, so it stopped downloading and told him he was no longer entitled to his books.

Source: Cross a border, lose your ebooks – Boing Boing

This Cease-and-Desist Letter Should Be the Model for Every Cease-and-Desist Letter

If only ALL trademark/copyright lawyers were this classy, I wouldn’t take so much issue with them.

“We are certainly flattered by your affection for the brand, but …”

Source: This Cease-and-Desist Letter Should Be the Model for Every Cease-and-Desist Letter – The Atlantic