Free and Pirated E-Book Picture Getting Murkier

November 2011
Book Publishing Report;Nov2011, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p10
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The article reports on the proprietary survey by Simba Information Inc. particularly on the consumers' relationships with free e-books in the U.S. Noted is that the use of free e-books is a great promotional or motivational method of securing data pertaining to issues over downloading. Base on the survey, about 40 percent of adults have borrowed and secured free copies of a paperback or hardcover in the last 12 months while 70 percent have borrowed or gotten a copy of digital titles.


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