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E-Book Buyer’s Guide to Privacy

01.12.2010 · Posted in eBooks, Privacy

Thinking about an ebook reader? Concerned about ebooks and privacy? Just curious? The EFF's E-Book Buyer's Guide to Privacy v1.1 has answers to questions like Can they monitor what you're reading? Is the device ONLY compatible with books purchased from an associated eBook store? Can they keep track of book searches? Can they keep track ...

Simon & Schuster and Hachette Book Group to Implement Embargo on eBooks

12.10.2009 · Posted in eBooks

What a disappointment for those who wake up Christmas morning to find that Santa left an eReader in their stockings! Publisher Simon & Schuster has announced it will delay the ebook publishing of 35 titles* coming up next year. Publisher Hachette plans to implement a similar embargo for new titles. I have to agree with ...

Will Libraries be Able to Loan the Nook and eBooks from Barnes & Noble?

10.21.2009 · Posted in eBooks

Will Nook and Barnes & Noble play ball with libraries?  Librarians have been trying to figure out a way to lend Kindle titles and Kindles since they were first available. But its complicated and Amazon hasn't given any indication they want to work with libraries. Yes there are libraries doing it but they do not ...

The Nook from Barnes & Noble – I Want One, Here’s Why

10.21.2009 · Posted in eBooks

I'm more excited about the Nook than I have been about any other ebook reader. This might be the one that finally gets me to buy one. Why? 8 Reasons You Can Finally Love Ebook Readers (Thanks to Nook) from Gizmodo It's cost-effective even with Wi-Fi, native PDF support, an SD slot and that crazy ...