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No eBooks in Libraries is a License to Steal #piracy

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No eBooks in Libraries is a License to Steal

The president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors writes about the foolishness and mean-spiritedness of major publishers preventing their ebooks from being sold to libraries. I agree 100%.

“Denying public libraries eBooks is so mean-spirited, so unreasonable, so against the grain of American tradition, that it will surely backfire if anywhere near a majority of publishers do it. Stealing eBooks will become a laudable way to fight back, done…

ASJA: President’s Letter 2012-02
From the President’s Desk February 2012. No eBooks in Libraries is A License to Steal (Books). When it comes to public library use of eBooks, we writers are in a pickle. We are insatiable readers,…

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Written by Daniël W. Crompton (webhat)

May 11, 2012 at 10:13 am

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