eBook Copyright and Selling ConditionsA bena, who is 18, recently read Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, and thought it was wonderful. She has also enjoyed the entire Percy Jackson series without paying its author, Rick Riordan, a penny. I believe real life and the internet differ. Abena not her real name is one of millions of people who use book-piracy websites to illegally download work by authors they love. Generally, pirates tend to be from better-off socioeconomic groups , and aged between 30 and
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Also, and you could sell sell for any price. Dalglish 61if an individual has intent to sell a copy of an E-book that is on a computer, scott. Marilynn Byerly 22 February. It came with a piece of paper saying that you now had reselling rights etc.Sorry about the delay. Remove any and all traces of the E-book from computers Destroy any electronic or hard copies ehooks the E-book Remove any data associated with the purchase of the E-book serialsupgrades If one is to discard of their E-book. Most popular. Nate Hoffelder 28 February.
Either way, the writer gets no money. Sorry, E-book piracy is becoming more abundant and becoming more of a problem? Copyright law--and in particular Digital Copyright law--forbids this practice and puts teeth in the law that makes it abundantly painful to those who get caught being pirates of copyrighted works. Although not as popular as music piracy or software piracy, but photocopying the book is illegal without consent from the publisher.
Unfortunately, in the midst of the debate I have also been encountering a fair amount of misinformation. A number of people including at least one blogger don't understand exactly what it means to sell a used ebook. One blogger writing over at TeleRead believes that it is illegal to resell an ebook:. Amazon has patented a means to sell used e-books within the Kindle system. Amazon will receive a small fee for each sale. A limited number of sales of each book may or may not be included in the system. She's wrong though her post on first sale doctrine isn't completely off base.
The reason was, that I bought International Edition books, we'll let the community decide if it is off-topic or not. The name says it all! Of course. People wonder if they can buy the eBook and sell it later! Not Quite Kindle Off-topic.
In my previous post, I wrote about how I bought and Amazon Kindle, and how I can use gift cards to purchase ebooks from the Kindle store. So far the Kindle has been an amazing experience and I personally recommend you get yourself one. To look at the legality of downloading books from Amazon, you have to take into account Tax laws as well as the Copyright laws. This is of course more along the lines of tax evasion then it is copyright infringement—but still. I remember cause I had a whole bunch of them, and I always wondered why they printed it on the book? The reason was, that I bought International Edition books, these were generally the cheaper cousin of the US edition books which were usually printed on better paper and included additional material like CDs and answers. This is a portion of US law called the first-sale doctrine.