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Many sites propose free or cheap ebooks? Which are legitimate?

The short answer is that any website offering permanent access to large numbers of copyrighted books, for very little money, from multiple publishers is unlikely to be legitimate. HumbleBundle offers ...
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How to check the current copyright status of books?

ISBN does not give information about the copyright status of the book: ISBN numbers are just identifiers, and publishers buy them in bunches. For books published after 1978, copyright usually extends ...
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Can my self published book on Amazon KDP, be distributed via other channels?

Yes, in most cases, you retain the rights to your self-published book, and you can choose to distribute it through other channels besides Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). However, you should ...
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Is it legal to make my own translation from public domain text from wikisource?

Works on Wikisource are under the CC-BY-SA 3.0 license. By Wikimedia policy, reuse is encouraged; since they're sitting on the same servers as Wikipedia, I doubt copying a single text would even be ...
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Are there any solutions available for managing a corporate library of ebooks?

BookFusion allows businesses to create their own public or private digital library to legally distribute, ebooks, manuals, white papers and other digital content securely to your customers or ...
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How can i add a copy right/license to my book online

In many countries you don't need to register a copyright, but it is automatically granted to you. Therefore it is probably unnecessary for you to do anything. Typically you can declare it on the title ...
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How to know if this book (The Hero With A Thousand Face) is free of rights?

as @rgchris pointed out, copyright laws in Europe state that an opus goes in the public domain 70 years after the death of its author... and Campbell died in 1987. I think you should contact the ...
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Z library and copyrights

you will get the book, and probably won't get caught, but yes, it is illegal.
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Is it legal to create an ebook from the book I bought and sell it?

No. And since an answer requires 30 characters, no again.
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What guarantees that ebook/digital sellers are really paying authors per unit sold?

Ultimately this question is unanswerable because digital purchases involve an element of trust between content creator and distributor. This is a real issue with the arts business, because fixed ...
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