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The biggest threat to local bookstores? Crazy booksellers and their fanboys

Last week, Amazon tried to train consumers to openly treat local retail stores as showrooms for Amazon merchandise. It was a ballsy but ethically shaky move; I believe customers who participated helped Amazon steal resources and sales from competitors for … Continue reading

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How publishers encourage piracy

When a recalcitrant publisher and an impatient consumer square off online, it’s usually the consumer who wins. Here are four ways publishers encourage piracy. Continue reading

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