Tuesday, October 30, 2007

College Publishers Reach Settlement in Pirate Case

U.S. college publishers scored another victory yesterday in their fight to keep unauthorized editions of textbooks from being sold over the Internet to American students. Three publishers—John Wiley, Pearson Education and Cengage Learning (formerly Thomson Learning) reached an out-of-court settlement with several defendants the companies charged with selling unauthorized versions of textbooks through such Web sites as ebay.com, amazon.com, abebooks.com and half.com.


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