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matthekc
September 30th, 2008, 04:27 AM
There is a story on digg about how Swedish book publishers have presented a study in which they show how widespread book piracy is in Sweden. The publishers think that this copyright infringement has a disastrous effect on their income.

http://digg.com/tech_news/The_Pirate_Bay_Clashes_with_Book_Publishers_2

This frightens me it reminds me of Stallman's "The right to read"

http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/right-to-read.html

mike1234
September 30th, 2008, 04:30 AM
There is a story on digg about how Swedish book publishers have presented a study in which they show how widespread book piracy is in Sweden. The publishers think that this copyright infringement has a disastrous effect on their income.

http://digg.com/tech_news/The_Pirate_Bay_Clashes_with_Book_Publishers_2

This frightens me it reminds me of Stallman's "The right to read"

http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/right-to-read.html

Don't they have public libraries in Sweden? Pirating books? Geez

M.