|12-01-2009, 08:25 PM||#1|
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Interview about ebook piracy on Spark (CBC Radio)
The subject of the interview is Gabriella Coleman, an assistant professor at New York University. The interviewer is Nora Young. They talked about why online book piracy is poised to shake up the book biz, and what smart publishers can do to stop it. You can listen to it here, or download the 21 minute interview as a MP3.
It's worth a listen.
|12-03-2009, 11:55 AM||#3|
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Sure, you might also call that "piracy", but I would suggest that there are way too many differences between The West and elsewhere to meaningfully compare them.
Anyway, thanks for the link
It's at least more about what kind of people are these strange users who read Deleuze & Guattari, Blanchot etc. are, and about how academic authors might even appreciate becoming more available to a broader audience, than it is about Rowling would be justified in whining about how she's missing out on .07% of her yearly royalties.
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