eBook Pirates “Hijack” Domain Name of Anti-Piracy Campaign

With e-readers becoming more popular year after year, book piracy is seen as a growing problem for the publishing industry. To deal with this threat the French Publishers Association (SNE) announced several countermeasures this week. One of their key initiatives is ProtectionLivres.com, a new anti-piracy portal that will allow publishers to search for infringing content and send infringement notices to take unauthorized copies offline. “SNE members will soon be able to use a French version of a service developed by English publishers. This portal provides access to a search engine through which publishers can find illegal content and send takedown requests,” they wrote in a press release. The association explains that the new service will be especially useful to smaller publishing houses who don’t already have systems in place to protect their content. …

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eBook Pirates “Hijack” Domain Name of Anti-Piracy Campaign

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Friday, March 22nd, 2013 Net News

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