Everything Wrong with Digital Copyright (And How to Fix It)

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Dig­i­tal copy­right is bro­ken. We know this inher­ent­ly, and wheeze exas­per­a­tion when­ev­er the lat­est non­sen­si­cal DRM news crops up. But fix­ing it’s not as sim­ple as toss­ing the whole sys­tem out the win­dow. So here’s a break­down o…

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Everything Wrong with Digital Copyright (And How to Fix It)

Site launches to help hunt Amazon’s free ebooks

Site launches to help hunt Amazon’s free ebooks
By David Cornish, wired.co.uk

Business

There’s a ubiq­ui­tous smug­ness that appears to accom­pa­ny the pur­chase of an eread­er. It’s not in the box, nor is it down­loaded as an option­al extra — but a quick glance at the expres­sion of an eread­ing com­muter beside their…

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America’s first bookless public library

America’s first bookless public library will look ‘like an Apple Store’
By Laura June, theverge.com

Bexar Coun­ty, Texas says that it will open the first 100 per­cent dig­i­tal pub­lic library sys­tem in the coun­try, unveil­ing plans for its first loca­tion this past week. The plan has been in the works for a while, head­ed up by Bexar Coun­ty…

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