[LMB] OT: can't skip to the end of an ebook?

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Fri Jun 4 10:18:47 BST 2021


On Fri, 28 May 2021 06:03:19 -0600, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net>
wrote:

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>> On May 28, 2021, at 5:38 AM, Harvey Fishman <fishman at panix.com> wrote:
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>>> But, since Amazon doesn't permit its customers to own their
>>> titles, and the owner can do what they like, I am not surprised.
>>
>> What publisher does allow you to "own" a book? That is what copyright is all about. You may own the paper and the binding, but not the book.
>
>But you are allowed to sell your copy of the book.

And they don't break into your house and steal it when you die.

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