[LMB] OT: Downside of eBooks

Harvey Fishman fishman at panix.com
Sat Jul 13 14:53:35 BST 2019


Kindle does not use the Cloud; it stores all its books on local memory. 
You CAN redownload all books purchased from Amazon, so if you consider 
THAT the Cloud, so be it. And Kindles are available with up to 32 GB of 
local storage, which should be enough for almost any personal library.

Harvey

------ Original Message ------
From: "James M. BRYANT G4CLF" <james at jbryant.eu>
To: lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk
Sent: 7/6/2019 9:02:57 AM
Subject: [LMB] OT: Downside of eBooks

>Or buy a DRMed copy so the
>author and editor don't have
>to flip burgers as a day job,
>but then find a pirated one
>as backup.
>
>James - who buys Kindle books
>on his computer, but does not
>own a Kindle because they use
>the cloud and not much local
>memory and he wants access to
>all his books even when he's
>at sea or in the African Bush
>and so has a reader with a
>BIG memory card
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