Daily Links and Deals: Why President Lincoln Put the Civil War on Hold to Extend Copyright Protection to Photographs

daily_links_1Daily Links for Monday, February 15, 2016:

Why President Lincoln Put the Civil War on Hold to Extend Copyright Protection to Photographs (Trademark and Copyright) -Photography during the Civil War played a important role. A fascinating story about the time and photographs got copyright protection.

Hulu Comes To Windows 10 (Techcrunch)  – Finally! And, hey, it uses voice search too!

How I cleared my mind and became less stressed: deleting all my apps (The Next Web) – Do we need to de-stress our digital lives too?

7 Android tools that can help your personal security (Computer World) –  Android phones have a number of  tools that can keep your phone secure.

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s Kindle Daily Deal includes Werenight (Gerin the Fox Book 1) by Harry Turtledove for $1.99.

As part of Today’s Deal, Amazon is also offering up to 70% off a selection of PNY memory.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is The Last Best Hope: The Greatest Speeches of Ronald Reagan by Ronald Reagan  for $4.99. The Romance Daily Find is Make You Mine: A Nine Circles Novel by Jackie Ashenden for $2.99.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is The Darkest Touch by Gena Showalter for $1.99

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: The Story Behind an American Friendship by Russell Freedman for $2.99.

(A note on Daily Deals: All prices current at the time of posting and subject to change. Most items marked Daily Deals are good for only the day posted.

Many large promotions have discount pricing that is set by the publisher. This usually means that titles can be found at a discount price across most platforms (with iTunes sometimes being the exception). If you have a favorite retailer you like to patronize, check the title on that website. There is a good chance that they will be matching the sale price.)


Daily Links are interesting links I discover as I go about my online day. The frequency and number of links posted depend upon the daily news. I also post other, different links of interest on Twitter and on the Google Plus eBook Evangelist Page.

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