Apple iBooks Author has a pretty messed up EULA


Apple has just launched a new Mac app named iBooks Author.

Apple iBooks Author has a pretty messed up EULA

Apple iBooks Author lets you create eBooks that are compatible with their updated version of iBooks platform.

The software is available as a free download and you can use it to create interactive eBooks. The app can export in three formats: iBooks, PDF and Text.

The problem is the licensing agreement. If you go into the details, Apple basically require you to agree to a very disturbing agreement… Any work created using the app would have to be sold through their iTunes platform. Which means that you would have to give Apple a cut in the revenue generated from it. Worse, you cannot offer the same work through another medium.

Jan 2012
POSTED BY Sushubh Mittal Email

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