Category Archives: ebook

Book Author Trolled Pirates With Fake Leak to Make a Point

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Best selling author Maggie Stiefvater, known for The Raven Cycle books, is taking a stand against online piracy. Responding to people who claim that piracy doesn’t hurt sales, the author shared a personal experience showing the opposite. When The Raven King was released last year she flooded the Internet with fake pirated copies, triggering an interesting response.

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Can an Army of Bitcoin “Bounty Hunters” Deter Pirates?

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Anti-piracy organizations have come up with a wide variety of measures to combat copyright infringement over the years, with varying results. Enlisting the public to track down pirates in exchange for Bitcoin bounties is one of the more exotic ways, but according to eBook publisher Erudition, it’s a great way to tackle this growing problem. And they’re not alone.

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