Press Release

STATEMENT OF AAP PRESIDENT & CEO MARIA PALLANTE ON CHRONICLE BOOKS, ET AL., VS AUDIBLE INC.

“AAP, the plaintiffs, and Audible have resolved their pending litigation. Audible has agreed that it will obtain permission from any AAP members that are in good standing with AAP before moving forward with Audible Captions for their works.

“We will be advising our members as to the application of the resolution. Separately, the parties have presented a consent permanent injunction to the court, which would resolve and dismiss the underlying litigation between the publishers and Audible.”

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