The Estate of J. D. Salinger vs. The Internet

The late writer’s literary representative is fighting a losing battle to keep his out-of-print short stories offline.

Although the literary representative of J. D. Salinger’s estate is fighting to have a collection of out-of-print short stories by the author taken off the Internet, we’ve been able to find the files online once more.

Back in September, we published an article about a PDF hosted by FriendFeed, a social media aggregator, which contained 22 of Salinger’s stories that were previously published but had since become unavailable. Considering that many of the pieces had not been in circulation for more than half a century, most Salinger fans greeted the discovery with enthusiasm.

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