How to Protect Copyright Is Key Topic at Publishers' Meeting

Legislation is not the way to fight online piracy—at least not right now. That was the message broadcast at the annual meeting of the Association of American Publishers, held here on Wednesday. But the publishing executives who gathered at the McGraw-Hill headquarters in midtown Manhattan also heard that the need to protect copyright is as critical as ever, and that one challenge is to overcome the "disinformation" spread by reformers who want to loosen or do away with copyright