Potter Publisher Sues Over Breach
The United States publisher of J.K.
Rowling's latest book Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows are suing
two companies who broke a sales embargo on the novel.
Scholastic have filed suit in Illinois against DeepDiscount.com and
book distributor Levy Entertainment for allowing customers to purchase the
book before its official publication date of 21 July (07).
Scholastic are seeking unspecified damages from the two firms for
"complete and flagrant violation of the agreements that they knew
were part of the carefully constructed release of this eagerly awaited
A statement from DeepDiscount.com's parent company Infinity Resources
reads, "We take the situation very seriously and are conducting an