The Changing Nature of Books and the Uneasy Case for Copyright

  • Elkin-Koren N
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Digital content is gradually taking over print. Newspapers are turning digital, and the electronic book (“eBook”) market is the fastest-growing segment of the book industry. In July 2010, announced that sales of eBooks for its eReader, the Kindle, outnumbered sales of hardcover books; six months later, Kindle books outsold paperbacks on These figures do not include the downloading of public domain books, which contributes even more to the shift to digital books.




Elkin-Koren, N. (2011). The Changing Nature of Books and the Uneasy Case for Copyright. The George Washington Law Review, 79, 1712-1745 ST-The Changing Nature of Books and t.

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