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Old 01-06-2008, 09:27 AM   #379
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Originally Posted by Alan View Post
If ebooks one day will be successful on the market than the work of the authors needs to be protected just as paper books are today (naturally, because they are physical goods). If they are not being protected, we will certainly see the same as on the music market, where people can get everything for free in seconds.
Now you are again assuming that how producers of books are compensated must work as it do today.

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To show that the majority of music on mp3 players has been illegally be downloaded from the Internet and not been bought at legitimate online shops.
Yes. And what is the problem with that? Before the net for most people nearly all the music they had was on tapes that had not been bought in a shop. Artists are still making money and producing music.
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