Originally Posted by igorsk
Okay, works with PayPal... which requires a person be 18. Doesn't technically require a credit card. Neither does Fictionwise, for that matter, but it still boils down to "minors can't buy books here."
Ebooks won't begin to have any ability to replace pbooks in public use until minors have easy access to them... which means either selling them in kiosks in brick-and-mortar stores, or drastically changing how internet commerce works.