Originally Posted by Elfwreck
Because while you're allowed to, for example, buy a public domain book in a bookstore for 1/4 the price it sells for in the US, and bring it back and sell it at a markup (so far; there's a lawsuit in the works that's poking at this idea), this hasn't really been tested with ebooks, where most of the advantage is in instant/online copies, not hardcopy-for-sale.
*LOL*. No thanks, I'm not wealthy enough to fight that sort of battle.
I do appreciate the suggestion though, it's the sort of discussion I was hoping to spur.
Do you have any reading links that point to the lawsuit you mention?