Sunday, February 14, 2010

E is for expensive

An article in the New York Times on Thursday notes that the prices of ebooks are slated to go up. Customers are outraged. One customer is quoted as saying "$14.82 for the Kindle version is unbelievable." Try $315:
And those are DRM versions that may or may not be usable on your next device.

1 comment:

  1. Heh. A few months ago I had to pay $60 or so for a Sony ebook version of Posner and Landes' The Economic Structure of Intellectual Property Law since I'm a few thousand miles away from my home university's library. I wonder if these price increases will finally end the debate over whether or not copyright creates monopoly rights (as in this review of William Patry's latest: