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The eBook Market is characterized by its differences, new global report shows

eLearningworld News The annual Global Ebook Report from the Vienna-based company, Ruediger Wischenbart Content and Consulting, shows fundamental differences on the global ebook market, e.g. when it comes to business models, developments and consumer preferences. For the European eBook Market a new in-depth analysis method is used as the current trends are analyzed by data from book distributors in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, and Slovenia. The main outcome of the research… Continue reading

Latest News: eBook Market growing fast in US and China, new research shows

eLearningworld News from the World A new national survey from Chinese Academy of Press and Publication shows that 64 percent of the adults in China read eBooks in 2015, which is an increase by 5.9 percentage points. At the same time 58.4 percent read printed books. This is still an increase with 0.4 percentage points in comparison with the survey on reading habits last year. 45 911 people answered this year’s survey. 87 percent of… Continue reading

Latest News: The Law is catching up on eBook-pirates

eLearningworld News from UK British publishers won a victory against eBook-pirates in court when the first ever blocking order of pirate-ebook-sites was ruled. The High Court in London’s ruling implicate that ISPs have ten days to block the investigated seven pirate-sites that is hosted in Russia and US. The UK Publishers Association comment as follows: ”These sites, all based overseas, have been infringing copyright on a massive scale. Investigations undertaken by The PA found that over… Continue reading