From Full Text Reports. Full Text Reports is edited by TeleRead contributor Gary Price and consists of a hand-picked selection of documents from academe, corporation, government agencies, interest groups, NGOs, professional societies, research institutes, think tanks, trade associations, and more. Our law currently treats records of our reading habits under two contradictory rules – rules [...]
Chris Meadows at Book Business' sister site Teleread writes today:
At GigaOm, Matthew Ingram writes that our relationship with e-books is “too complicated.” He cites the example of some innovative new e-book-related social-networking services, OpenMargin and Readmill, which can only work with DRM-free e-books—meaning they will not work with most of what Amazon and Barnes & Noble sell.
The ability to “share” e-books with friends is not uniformly available, either, often locked down by publishers who want people to buy their own copies.