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Used Books store
« on: September 23, 2012, 03:19 PM »
Before ebooks, one of my favorite placMes was an used book store.   I could take my books there, run an account of comings and goings, and buy used books cheap.   Ebooks come along, which I love by the way, and now you cannot share those books, or even resell them anymore.  Two  words,  not fair.  I am still reading the same authors, but now I cannot share or even trade.  If  I could share when the book was tangible, why not now?  Someone needs to come up with better laws that protect the buyers rights, too.  My rights have been restricted when I buy an ebook.  I wants them back.
« Last Edit: September 23, 2012, 03:28 PM by Akaat1 »


Offline Shorty

Re: Used Books store
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2012, 09:25 PM »
True but you can get so many free books from a number of good sites that you never have to buy an ebook if you don't want to.  You just have to be prepared to keep a sharp eye out because a lot of authors will give away their books for a short time only.  The bonus is that you no longer will be buying books that get or are musty.  Some of the Amazon books I believe are lendable too. 
« Last Edit: September 27, 2012, 09:27 PM by Shorty »
Please excuse any spelling errors.   I have dyslexic fingers!

Offline Dusty Simon

Re: Used Books store
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2012, 09:44 PM »
With Amazon and BookLending.com, I can only borrow 1 book per month and lend any book only once during the whole time I "own" the book. :(