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Google Buys Frommer’s, the Travel Guidebook Brand Google Buys Frommer’s, the Travel Guidebook Brand
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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is buying Frommer’s, the travel guide book brand, from publisher John Wiley & Sons. Details of the acquisition are sparse, and the price paid for Frommer’s has not been revealed. According to …

Does Open License Mean Open Season?

The unattributed verbatim appearance of a Wikipedia article in a book from a major publisher sparked accusations of plagiarism, and raises more serious issues of ethics as well as the perils of publishing under open licenses.