Technology Giveth And Taketh Away
Released on November 13, 2009
A federal judge has taken the rare step of ordering an author to remove from his website thousands of documents that were allegedly stolen from the Council on American-Islamic Relations – what implications does this have for non-fiction writers? Amazon’s Kindle will not allow you to back up your electronic books on to any other device – which means that if your Kindle packs up, or if Amazon moves on to another technical standard, you’re screwed. And Malaysian authorities have confiscated more than 15,000 Bibles in recent months because they referred to “God” as “Allah. All this and more in today’s Write Report with Donna Ballman.
Publication of Donna’s own book The Writer’s Guide to the Courtroom which we mention in this show has been delayed by distributor issues until next February– however, it is available for pre-order now.
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