Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Struggling to remain relevant, Authors Guild leaps into Amazon-Macmillan fray

Fearing that its naked attempt to rewrite copyright law through the proposed Google Books Search settlement 2.0 will be rejected by both the Dept. of Justice and a federal judge later this month, scrambling to demonstrate that its high-brow New York literary club represents more than just a law firm for multi-millionaire authors, and struggling to remain relevant in the flat world of 21st-century publishing, the antiquated Authors Guild has leaped into the Amazon-Macmillan e-book pricing fray by posting this statement on its website: “The Right Battle at the Right Time.”

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