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Libraries Boycott Random House Over E-Book Pricing

Libraries on Nova Scotia’s South Shore are boycotting Random House, one of the world’s largest book publishers, due to its e-book pricing demands. The publisher is charging as much as three times as much for downloadable book as for a print version.

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April 3, 2012 3 comments News

Soundproof Books

Jamie Love of KEI has an important post on how Random House has turned off text-to-speech in all its Kindle editions in the United States.

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May 19, 2009 2 comments News

Toronto Company Offers DRM-Free Audiobooks

BoingBoing points to a Publishers Weekly article on Simply Audiobooks, a Toronto-based audiobook seller that will offer more than 5,000 Random House audiobooks without DRM.

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July 3, 2008 2 comments News

Publishers Dropping DRM for Audiobooks

Random House and other leading book publishers have announced that they are dropping DRM for their audiobook sales.  Random House experimented with DRM-free audiobooks in the fall on eMusic and could not find a single instance where a DRM-free book later appeared on a P2P system.

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March 3, 2008 2 comments News