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Friday, 20 March 2009 07:50

Sony, Google to offer 500,000 free e-books

The Google library of scanned public-domain books will be available for free download to the Sony Reader Digital Book, giving it a larger available library than Amazon's Kindle.

Published in Mobility
Discovery Communications, the owner of the popular Discovery Channel, has filed a patent infringement suit against web titan Amazon.com alleging infringement of a patent for electronic book technology. The suit names the Kindle and Kindle 2 e-book readers and Amazon's e-book delivery system and seeks damages and royalty payments for continued use of the technology.

Published in Beerfiles
Amazon is wielding the DMCA in an attempt to stifle software designed to allow the Kindle to display legitimately-acquired e-books. The way the company championed the sale of unprotected MP3 music files playable on any device might have led us to expect something better from it.

Published in Strategy

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