Friday, March 28, 2014

How copyright laws keep e-books locked up

Interesting article under the heading The Digital Paradox: How Copyright Laws Keep E-Books Locked Up available here.

Quote: Many publishing houses don't allow their products to be lent out by digital libraries for fear of piracy. Articles and books by researchers are also affected. Readers are the ones who have to pay the price.

Reading the article had the added benefit that I learned a new word: heretofore