Salinger Estate wins case against spin-off

Last year I blogged about Swedish author Fredrik Colting who was trying to publish a J.D. Salinger spin-off. That case has now been settled in Salinger's favor. Colting will not be able to publish his fan-fiction in North America. From Publisher's Weekly: It appears that Holden Caulfield will remain under tight control of the Salinger … Continue reading Salinger Estate wins case against spin-off

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Kindle 2 does text-to-speech, but is it legal?

If you've surfed into Amazon in the last week or so, you've no doubt been pummeled by ads for the new Kindle 2 (which is apparently not even available yet, but anyway...). However, a new feature in the Kindle 2 is that it can convert text-to-speech on the fly, taking any document in the device … Continue reading Kindle 2 does text-to-speech, but is it legal?