used e-books

Is Amazon About to Break the Law?

February 19, 2013 // 7 Comments

Amazon has patented a means to sell used e-books within the Kindle system. A book will be branded within the system when it is bought, and when the buyer puts it up for [...]

Would used e-books work, redux

January 10, 2012 // 25 Comments

Since the ReDigi lawsuit surfaced a few days ago, some of the e-book blogs have been taking notice. EbookNewser simply asks “Could selling used e-books work?” (The answer [...]

Are ‘second-hand e-books’ possible?

July 25, 2010 // 41 Comments

Nick Harkaway has posted on the Bookseller’s “FuturEBooks” blog wondering about the possibility of selling “second-hand e-books”. He points out (as I did in this [...]
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