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How The Ebook Reader's Bill Of Rights Benefits Authors

Posted at 8:05AM Friday 11 Mar 2011

About a week ago, Sarah and I posted the Ebook Reader's Bill of Rights. We've watched it bounce all over the blogosphere much to our mutual delight. But there has been a recurring question in some of the discussions as to what this document would mean to authors. I will try now to explain how authors would benefit under the terms outlined in the Ebook Reader's Bill of Rights.

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