26 Dec '11, 3am

E-book Borrowing: Publishers and Libraries Disagree: by Kristina Chew If you received a Kindle or Nook as a holi...

E-book Borrowing: Publishers and Libraries Disagree: by Kristina Chew If you received a Kindle or Nook as a holi...

If you received a Kindle or Nook as a holiday present, you’re probably wanting to put some e-books on it. Last year’s Christmas was the single biggest day for e-book sales for Harper Collins, according to the New York Times . While you can go to Amazon and buy or rent books, you could also go to the webpage of your local library. But if you do the latter, your choices are likely to be limited and could be even more limited, as publishers seek industry-wide regulations about e-lending. Worried that people will click “borrow” on a library’s website rather than buy an e-book on an e-commerce site, many major publishers in the US block libraries from accessing the e-book form of all their books, or of the the most recent ones. Their arguments are based on the fact that e-books can theoretically be downloaded an infinite number of times; as Maja Thomas, a senior vice president ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/e-book-borrowing-publishers-l...

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