Authors, beware: Pirated-book site is back


The pirated-book website OceanOfPDF has returned under a new domain name, reports The Bookseller.

Big-name publishers had banded together to pressure the site to shut down at the end of July, after a series of authors discovered their works were there illegally.

The current incarnation of OceanofPDF, according to The Bookseller, claims its “terms of use are construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of California and the United States and that the service is intended for use by individuals based in the United States of America.”

The Bookseller sent an email sent to the address provided for copyright questions, and the message had not been returned as of this writing.

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