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Old 02-12-2009, 09:57 PM   #1
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Hard data on ebook piracy versus sales

Saw this on Boing Boing today... thought it was interesting...

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One of the absolute highlights of the O'Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing conference in New York this week was Brian O’Leary (Magellan Media), Mac Slocum (O'Reilly), and Chelsea Vaughn (Random House) presenting a panel called Challenging Notions of "Free", which presented a long-term, quantitative study of the effects of ebook piracy on book sales. There's a lot of hot air bandied about by people who argue that free ebooks generate or cannibalize sales, and it's a hard problem to study, but here at last are some good, crunchy stats and analysis to add to the argument.
Article can be found here --> http://www.boingboing.net/2009/02/12...n-ebook-p.html
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