Tag Archives: publishing

1923 zine and website launch

Towards the beginning of this year I ran a Kickstarter campaign for a monthly zine of archival material from the year 1923. That year has some copyright and public domain significance. For twenty years following the 1998 Copyright Term Extension Act, 1922 was the most recent publication year for which a given work could be […]

DRM means missed opportunities for e-books

It’s no surprise that the major traditional publishers are afraid of e-books. Like record labels and movie studios before them, publishers have seen the spectre of disruptive technology on the horizon and have dug in their heels. Where they’ve accepted e-books they’ve done so half-heartedly, neutralizing the benefits of the new medium with opaque DRM […]