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Apple apologises to China

Given the number of e-books being read on iPhones and iPads and other such Apple devices, Apple’s relationship with Chinese readers is no longer a matter of of purely academic interest to self-publishers. There’s a good piece in today’s Huffinton Post regarding Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook’s recent apology to Chinese consumers. Writers of e-books are in the hands of some very large slavering beasts these days when it comes to territory and availability.

Fay Kanin

Fay Kanin

Fay Kanin the Hollywood writer, died 27 March 2013, was blacklisted by House Un-American Activities Committee in the early 1950s. There’s an excellent obituary by Ronald Bergen in the Guardian.