Will the Internet Ever Have a Library?

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Will the concept of a library die with the advancing digital age? Listen, if you haven’t heard – although the gaping vacuum in the Internets is hard to miss. That’s the whisper, in ever corner of the digital ‘verse, of the Pirate Bay vanishing, taking with it massive swaths of culture-hungry, file-sharing traffic. It’d hardly be news, except that… Read more »

Copyright Trolls Forget What Stealing Means

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  Hey TUEBLovers 😀 Wrote this for you! New article on Medium:   Your Words Are Bad and You Should Feel Bad Director Simon Klose has won his copyright battle. For now. In case you haven’t been paying attention to this year’s drama in the pirate world, here’s the 5 minute summary: Simon Klose is… Read more »

Why the Pitchforks and Torches?

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Last week we answered the question once and for all, Is TUEBL legal? with a decisive YES! But on Friday, we heard from a pro-copyright author who still thinks we’re all dirty rotton thieves. The fact remains that, despite efforts to serve both the writer and reader communities, our little library attracts the occasional hysterical mob…. Read more »

Is TUEBL legal?

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Is TUEBL legal? It’s a common question about our friendly neighborhood ebook library. And fair enough. If something is awesome enough, there’s probably a law against it. So let’s answer it once and for all with a resounding YES. Under the current admins, TUEBL has always had a DMCA takedown process, which means it falls solidly… Read more »

Hey TUEBLovers, Welcome to Cheapass Fiction!

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Hi there! I’m Aelius. I write. I’m also an avid TUEBL fan. You know that Facebook page everyone checks for the latest library news/panic/oh-my-god-where-is-TUEBL moments? I made that. After false DMCA takedowns (sent to Facebook…….. where exactly zero books are kept o_O ) forced the official page offline, I wanted to make sure that readers and… Read more »

Here, Have A Hug :-)

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Remember back in the day, like July, when the rage against TUEBL began? While TUEBL is just fine, last week, the angry mob took a civilian casualty: LendInk – a list of lendable books from the kindle store.  Mistaking it for a pirate site, the authors took their pitchforks and torches to LendInk’s hosting company, Amazon, and the poor… Read more »

TUEBL News: New TUEBL Makes It Easier To Support Authors

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Note: Henceforth, all TUEBL updates shall be collected into The One Thread TO RULE THEM ALL!   OK, TUEBL has been functional for enough days that I feel confidant announcing that it’s officially back on solid ground–hurray!  The “upload” section if still offline, but the thousands of books from Old TUEBL made it over to New… Read more »

TUEBL: The Ultimate E-Book Library To Get More Ultimate!

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Note: Henceforth, all TUEBL updates shall be collected into The One Thread TO RULE THEM ALL! Maybe it’s the holidays, maybe it’s the cold weather, maybe it’s the mid-season break in all the good TV shows, but people are looking for books to curl up with this winter.  And they’re looking for TUEBL, the Ultimate E-Book… Read more »

Pirate Denied Due Process Because of Illness

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Update 9/1/12: He’s ALIVE!  😀   Sadly, he’s alive in a Cambodian jail with only the prospect of Swedish prison ahead of him, being that he was denied the right to defend himself….    But OMG – Alive! Since we’re talking about libraries… (Or:  No, this is not off topic!) Is There a Prison for… Read more »