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Tech World Wants Subscriptions To Replace Bookstores

Posted at 7:16AM Friday 17 Jan 2014

For a bunch of rapacious capitalists, the people who start technology companies are strikingly ambivalent about the concept of owning stuff.

Silicon Valley would like to replace the practice of owning copies of, say, a song or a movie, with a world where everything's kept on servers that people pay to access. Next up: books.

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