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What it Means to You: What is Going on in the World of Ebooks

Everyone knows that I am a huge fan of ebooks, and how critical I am when it gets locked down beyond belief.  The goal of a book is to read it.  There is not much more to a book than lots of words on a page, virtual or not.  I understand that people have to profit from it, and I’m not against making money, but what is profit and what is gouging?

In writing this piece, I came across an old article that I wrote explaining this issue more than a year ago.

Before I start, I think The Verge did a great job explaining the problem.(pops) and the NYTimes does a good job explaining the “Lending Problem.”(pops).  I explain my issues with the “Lending Problem” too (pops).

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