Originally Posted by JeremyR
The big difference between books & music is that thanks to cds and cd-drives in computers, someone could easily and quickly make their own mp3 (or whatever format).
Music selling sites had to compete with that, cds.
While it's certainly possible to make a epub or mobi from a book, it's a lot more work than sticking a cd into the computer and clicking a few buttons.
license...and it is no different with ebooks, you license it for the device you use.
And that's the point. A lot of us simply don't wont to license a copy of a book but buy