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Is There A New Ebook Club Model?

Posted at 8:32AM Wednesday 15 Feb 2012

As ebooks diverge in many different directions we find that we are often still left with the same 'buy to own' business model. We have long argued for ebook rentals not just for libraries, but in general and believe that the market is ripe for a 'Netflix'or 'Spotify' for ebooks.

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