Amazon patent enabling "used" e-book & other digital product sales?

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Amazon patent enabling "used" e-book & other digital product sales?

Post by Ben Reilly on Tue Feb 12, 2013 5:23 pm

The idea is that you could sell your "used" e-book, app, etc. to another user in exchange for the rights being removed from your devices to use the sold item. The problem is that a "used" e-book isn't worn, faded, torn, smudged, opened, etc. -- so why would anybody buy "new" anymore?

http://www.wired.com/business/2013/02/amazon-used-e-book-patent/

_________________
"Her heartbeat is a rhythm that commands her every word, she's every song I've ever heard."

- Turnpike Troubadors
avatar
Ben Reilly
Cowboy King. Dread Pirate of the Guadalupe. Enemy of the American People.

Posts : 22885
Join date : 2013-01-19
Age : 42
Location : Besa Mi Culo, Texas

View user profile http://www.newsfixboard.com

Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum