The NJ "Reader Privacy Act" is not law yet, as far as I can tell. I think it's badly drafted. http://go-to-hellman.blogspot.com/2014/09/online-bookstores-to-face-stringent.htmlhttp://go-to-hellm an.blogspot.com/2014/09/emergency-governor-christie-could-turn.htmlNonetheless, there are library records privacy laws in place in NJ that should apply.EFF is misleading; I don't think the California Reader Privacy Act applies to this case, though the CA library records privacy law Cal Gov Code § 6267 should make this illegal.
I posted an update on my piece, linked in the story- The developer of flp.mobi is voluntarily taking the repo down, out of fear that Caltech/Perseus will take down the free website.
More on EMP domain registration http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2013/03/roy-tennant-digital-libraries/the-strange-case-of-edwin-melle n-press/
University of Huddersfield librarian Dave Pattern has noticed that Edward Mellen Press appears to have registered domains based on the name of the librarian they're suing. (daleaskey.com etc.) Very spooky. The fear is that they might send emails purporting to be from Dale Askey. https://docs.google.com/a/gluejar.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ao1CPRvGcG91dEdXQnpqOHo3dmZMUnZDd1hMM080N Gc#gid=0
Aaron, have you seen the recently launched Unglue.it? It aims to crowd-fund creative commons licensed ebooks.
Why do you make it hard to get the CC0 books and ask people to buy them on Amazon? Or maybe the better question is why should readers patronize an author AND buy their books?
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