Amazon blocks libraries

Amazon blocks libraries

Ever wonder why some of the books on your TBR list aren’t available in digital form at the library? Take a look at the above linked article for an explanation.

It seems that Amazon has control over distribution rights from some publishers, and if people are checking these books out from the library, they aren’t getting the money from purchases. These days, when most of the library lending is digital in so many areas, it doesn’t seem fair to the library patrons, or even to the authors whose books aren’t getting read. Libraries should be helped, not hindered, Amazon.

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