Authors and Book Piracy

Authors and Book Piracy Lately I’m getting more frequent emails from my authors, reporting that they found another piracy website illegally offering their books. Everyone wants to know what to do about it, and understandably there’s a lot of hand-wringing over potential lost revenues. So I want to (briefly) address the topic of book piracy. I spent significant time reading dozens of articles and opinions about media piracy — there’s enough out there to make your head spin. I’m going to boil it down to a few things I think you, as an author, should keep in mind. •Piracy IS going on — and it’s much bigger than you. Music. Movies. Television shows. Newspapers. Magazines. Games. And books. All are pirated, content being aggregated and sold or given away without the content...
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