Sep 25 2012
The Association of American Publishers (AAP) has responded to an open letter from American Library Association president Maureen Sullivan about "discriminatory" eBook library lending practices at major publishers. Here are some excerpts:
"At a time when individual publishing houses are more actively engaged than ever in exploring viable solutions to e-lending, we are disappointed that the new leadership at ALA chose this path, with this particular timing, to criticize those efforts...publishers support the concept of e-lending but must solve a breadth of complex technological, operational, financial and other challenges to make it a reality." In addition the response noted that "antitrust restrictions" prevent publishers from working together to build a new lending model.
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