michael from the stormclouds-gathering dept.
John Thacker was the first to submit this news about American publishing companies preparing to wage war on the idea of reading books for free. You see, libraries loan books, and publishers don't get paid -- that's stealing. And libraries even do inter-library loans -- that's stealing too. "We," says Schroeder, "have a very serious issue with librarians."
Loan-department manager: "There isn't any fine print. At these
interest rates, we don't need it."