All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘John Wiley and Sons’

Google Buys Frommer’s, the Travel Guidebook Brand

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 All Things D, the deal is “not a huge one,” since Wiley had put Frommer’s up for sale some time …

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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.

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