Posted by: ccclib | February 13, 2013

Used E-books?

Since the advent of electronic publishing, one issue has been digital rights management (DRM)–the software that allows the distributor more control over digital media rather than the purchaser. One recurring question that arose was “If I can’t sell my e-books, do I really own them?” That question may become less relevant if Amazon’s plans come to fruition. The company has received a patent for a digital resale system which would make it possible for people to sell “used” e-books and downloaded audio.

Amazon Poised to Sell Used E-books

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