Bronwyn's Library Blog

Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Pulp friction

Internet companies are racing to get books online, but publishers are understandably wary“INFORMATION wants to be free,” according to a celebrated aphorism from the early days of the internet. Yet this ethos has been creating new headaches recently. As search-engine firms and others unveil plans to place books online, publishers fear that the services may end up devouring their business, either by bypassing them or because the initiatives threaten to make their copyrights redundant.  

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