5 thoughts on “Why Should We Care about the Macmillan E-Book Embargo?

  1. Madame Writer August 28, 2019 / 7:22 am

    I got an email from my library about that too! I was a bit upset. It alienates people who don’t want to carry about actual books, or are traveling. I know publishers are restricting new copies because they are afraid to lose money, but it just makes people less likely to read the books.

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    • Mei-Mei August 28, 2019 / 9:15 am

      I’m pretty much reading only ebooks right now, so it really affects me. It certainly doesn’t encourage me to buy any books! That’s so great that your library is publicizing; I’m worried that people will blame the libraries, and then maybe not want to vote for future levies, when it’s not their fault at all.

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      • Madame Writer August 28, 2019 / 5:20 pm

        That would be horrible. After all, you can’t blame the libraries for the publishers decisions.

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  2. Ally Bean August 28, 2019 / 11:42 am

    I’m not a fan of ebooks, so I don’t keep up with what’s going on in that world. That being said, most of the readers I know do the ebook thing and this is going to impact them negatively. I don’t like that one bit. I want people to read books, in whatever format floats their boats. And this is clearly a way to slow them down. Thanks for the info.


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