Internet pirates

How to Deter Piracy of E-Books

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
January 28, 2013 // 16 Comments

In my last post, I discussed what I’ve observed to be the three biggest reasons people pirate e-books. Now that we understand the reasons, how do we actually deter piracy of e-books? Let me answer that question for each of the three reasons. 1. I Like To Collect stuff Here’s the bad [...]

Why Do People Pirate E-Books?

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
January 27, 2013 // 53 Comments

Piracy is an endlessly debated topic. Views on it range from “don’t worry about it too much” to “it has a huge impact on sales.” What is often ignored are the reasons why people pirate and, from there, what publishers could do about it. I’ve hung out in forums [...]

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