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Barnes & Noble, Sony and other eBook vendors may be the manufacturing brawn in the ongoing e-reader war, but the brains directing the challenge against Amazon's market-leading Kindle is Adobe Systems.
An attempt by the Authors Guild in the US to characterise the read-aloud feature on Amazon’s Kindle 2 e-book reader as “copying”, could starve the print-disabled of access to digital books even more than they are already, says Neil Jarvis, executive director of access innovation and enterprise at the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind.
Less than a month after delivering the second version of its Kindle ebook reader, Amazon has been hit with an intellectual property lawsuit from Discovery Communications, the company behind the Discovery Channel.