Got permission? One seller comes under fire. (Online Bookselling).It's not Amazon, Cushcity, or Borders.com, but one online bookseller is in hot water after being suspected of not only posting and selling excerpts from books without permission, but suggesting that using the excerpt is better than buying the book. The online seller, www.businessbookreview.com, has received cease and desist Cease and desist (also called C & D) is a legal term used primarily in the United States which essentially means "to halt" or "to end" an action ("cease") and to refrain from doing it again in the future ("desist"). letters from Harvard University Press The Harvard University Press is a publishing house, a division of Harvard University, that is highly respected in academic publishing. It was established on January 13, 1913. In 2005, it published 220 new titles. , which has also filed suit for copyright infringement Noun 1. copyright infringement - a violation of the rights secured by a copyright
infringement of copyright
plagiarisation, plagiarization, piracy, plagiarism - the act of plagiarizing; taking someone's words or ideas as if they were your own , as well as Perseus Books. According to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. the site, Business Book Review evaluates 40 books annually, analyzing them chapter-by-chapter, resulting in approximately 80-page summaries that buyers may download and purchase. Unfortunately, Harvard accuses BBR BBR Bureau of Business Research
BBR Broadbandreports.com (website)
BBR Bending Beam Rheometer
BBR Burnt Beyond Repair
BBR Black Body Radiation (quantum physics)
BBR Baby Back Ribs
BBR Back Bone Ring of simply reprinting pages from the books without permission. Perseus also claims it had no contract with the company--businessbookreview.com is merely included on the publishing house's media mailing list. The lesson here: If you don't have permission, don't post book matter or any material that you don't have the rights to.
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