Kindle 2 Released with Big Fanfare, Bigger Questions

February 2009
Book Publishing Report;Feb2009, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the release of Kindle 2, an electronic book (e-book) reading device from Amazon Co. It notes on the concern of Author's Guild executive Paul Aiken and others related to the features of the e-book reading device which they believe to violate copyright laws. Helene Freeman, head of the creative services industry practice group at Dorsey and Whitney LLP, stresses that Amazon Co. is required to obtain a license for the overall scope of its proprietary technology.


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