Customers have accepted the analogy that they “buy” e-books, but publishers may be faced with accepting the fact that they’re selling licenses. What this could mean to their bottom lines may not be the most painful part of this shift.
Part 1 of a 3-part series — Amazon’s proprietary e-book platform needs to open up in order to truly thrive.
Two new undocumented DRM limitations make the Kindle a less appealing device.
Expensive, proprietary systems are no basis of a successful business strategy.