Friday, March 20, 2009
... and in further electronic reading news
(image courtesy Amazon's blog kindle)
Coming soon to the Discovery Channel... Is the Kindle the result of patent subterfuge?
Amazon's increasingly popular electronic reader is now the subject of a patent dispute. Discovery Communications, owners of the Discovery Channel, are suing Amazon, saying the Kindle violates a patent Discovery has held since 2007.
It's funny -- for an industry generally thought to be teetering on a precipice, there seems to be a lot of interest in the potential profits of publishing's future.
Thanks to artsjournal.com for the tip.