Two subdomains of an official Virginia government website were hijacked and enrolled into a eBooks scam.
The Internet Archive is temporarily eliminating waitlists for tons of ebooks to create a National Emergency Library open to anyone with an internet connection.
A company is charging inmates by the minute to read ebooks on “free” tablets. The FCC could have stopped prison telecoms from gaining so much power, but didn’t.
Libraries are fighting Macmillan Publishers over an ebook embargo that would make borrowing new ebooks much harder for folks.
A quirk of copyright law means that millions of books are now free for anyone to read, thanks to some work from the New York Public Library.
In shutting down its ebook store, Microsoft once again shows how in the modern era, you no longer actually own the things you buy.