karen_w_newton (karen_w_newton) wrote,
karen_w_newton
karen_w_newton

  • Mood:

Orphans of the POD?

My post of the day before yesterday made me wonder if My Helpful Friend was right to suspect Borders of nefarious purposes (well, greed anyway) in teaming up with Lulu, so I searched and found an entire blog specifically on POD. In fact, the blog had an entry on Lulu from when they redesigned their site. I am wondering about the blogger's speculation that Lulu might be losing money hand over fist. So what happens to an author who signs with Lulu (and gets his/her book published with Lulu "owning" the ISBN) if Lulu then goes belly up? Who owns the right to publish the book at that point?

It's an interesting question, I think.
Tags: e-books, pod
Subscribe

  • Finally, someone is working on getting rid of housework!

    To heck with industrial robots, or dancing robots or any other kind of robots! What we need is something that will take care of all those chores…

  • Truly amazing!

    There are times that reality catches up with science fiction, sometimes in a bad way (think atomic bombs), but other times in a really good way, as…

  • The perils of prediction

    A while ago, the folks at Corning glass released a video called A Day Made of Glass in which they illustrated some near-future technology (all using…

  • Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic
  • 0 comments