The following article was submitted by Mazars USA LLP, sponsor of the 2017 Connectiv Business Media & Information Revenue and Operating Cost Report, available here to Connectiv members.
Paid content and information services account for about 20 percent of revenue for b2b media and information companies, according to the 2015 Connectiv Information Industry Census. By 2020, that percentage will grow to 23 percent, exceeding both print and digital advertising, trailing only events as the top moneymaker.
It's a full two weeks later, and I still have information and visions of advice from SIPA 2016 playing in my head. Here are nine more actionable messages to reflect on from the conference.
Sharing Knowledge for a Price (New York Times)
SIIA was featured in a spotlight of letters to the editor regarding free access to research journals papers. The letter was in response to an article that ran in the Times titled, “Should All Research Papers Be Free?”
Judge Delays Latest Apple v. Samsung Patent Trial (San Jose Mercury News)
On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh decided to postpone a retrial on damages questions in the infamous 2012 Apple v. Samsung patent case.
New York Senator Proposes Tax Credit for Open-Source Developers (The Register)
A New York Senate Bill would allow open-source programmers to reclaim twenty percent of the out-of-pocket cost of building and sharing open-source code. However, the rebate only allows for a maximum annual benefit of $200 per person.
Reps. Renew Effort to Troll for ‘Patent Trolls’ (Broadcasting & Cable)
Reps. Tony Cardenas and Blake Farenthold introduced a bipartisan bill called the ...
It's no surprise—today most Connectiv members describe themselves as “business media” companies. But five years from now, most say “business information services” will be a better descriptor, according to the recent Connectiv 2015 Business Outlook Census.
On Monday, The New York Times published a letter to the editor from SIIA in a spotlight titled, “Sharing Knowledge for a Price.” This letter was in response to an article that ran in the times titled “Should All Research Be Free?”
Concerning research papers, many believe that the public has a right to access and pursue knowledge while at the same time giving little consideration to the copyrights involved. Copyright enforcement is critical in the protection of quality content. As SIIA's Senior Vice President for Public Policy, Mark MacCarthy, writes in his letter to the editor,