Is there an optimal price-point for eBooks?

Is there an optimal price-point for eBooks?

The real issue with piracy is a hot topic this week, it seems.

Forbes published an article just yesterday which reported that pirating camcorder copies of the hit movie The Avengers which debuted last week didn’t seem to hurt moviegoer numbers any. They maintain that the movie-going experience is one that very few people compromise on for the big ones such as The Avengers.

I had a discussion with classmates and an course facilitator a few weeks ago on the issue that Forbes highlighted too: piracy of movies and music is not just about stealing what is available

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The future of the Book?

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While I scoured my reader items for more news on the Amazon.com announcement being greatly anticipated tomorrow (September 28, 2011), I found an article written by Sam Harris, author of Letter to a Christian Nation and Lying. I can’t do justice to his article by attempting to summarize here, but early in the article he states that “audiences now expect their digital content to be free” and I take special issue with that statement.

The key word in that sentence would be “now”. I don’t necessarily agree that it is a new concept. I think

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New Sony eReader with Harry Potter Bonus!

The Sony Pocket, Daily, and Touch are all gone and in comes the new Sony Reader Wi-Fi. Sony has been in the ereader market for a while now but their newest edition comes with perks some consumers may find irresistible.

The new eReader includes built in Wi-Fi, 2GB of internal storage, a 6-inch touch-screen with E ink Pearl display, weighs 6 ounces and is only 0.35 inches thick and is most comparable to the new Barnes & Noble Nook Touch Reader.

While some consumers may be happy the device includes a headphone jack to listen to audio

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