Controversy Concerning Amazon’s Inside the Book Service

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on October 27, 2003

This link is to the text of an email sent by the Author’s Guild to its 8,000 plus members, voicing concerns about Amazon’s new Search Inside the Book database:

  • The Guild questions whether proper permissions were received from the authors of the 120,000 books in Amazon’s database. In addition, the organization has deteremined that it is possible to print more than 100 consecutive pages, free, from works that include best selling books.
  • See also Amazon Offer Worries Authors
  • Posted in Copyright, E-Commerce

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