|View Poll Results: Have you replaced all your hardcopy books for ebooks?|
|Yes and sold the hardcopy books||2||3.77%|
|Yes, but kept the hardcopy books||1||1.89%|
|I have not replaced my library yet, but will do and sell hardcopies||9||16.98%|
|I have not replaced my library yet, but will do and keep my hardcopies||2||3.77%|
|No. I will never sell my pbooks.||11||20.75%|
|I want to replace all my pbooks, but smoe/most/all are not available as ebooks.||28||52.83%|
|Voters: 53. You may not vote on this poll|
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|04-01-2008, 03:23 PM||#31|
Join Date: Feb 2008
Device: Sony PRS-505/LC
I feel no need to sell my printed books. Some of them have notes I've scribbled, which are interesting to come across years later during a re-read. Then I have books like the Illustrated edition of Longitude.
Plus, I don't feel compelled to purchase an e-book version of a book I already own. And not to re-ignite a piracy vs. purchase debate, I don't feel that owning a printed edition entitles me to find a "free" e-book version, anymore than owning an e-book version entitles to me shoplift a printed version from a bookstore.
If a book I want to read is avaiable as an e-book, I'll buy it. If not, I'll buy a printed version. And if I own a printed version, then I already have the book and don't need an e-book edition.
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