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Frankfurt Book Fair...."Pricing, not piracy"

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Re: Frankfurt Book Fair...."Pricing, not piracy"

Interesting, but it seems to be equating the Kindle marketplace to ebooks overall.

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Re: Frankfurt Book Fair...."Pricing, not piracy"

The article asserts that: "By next year, more than half of all books sold in the U.S. will be purchased online rather than in stores."  Doesn't the article go on to imply, without saying as much, that all of those "books" that are purchased online will be e-books?  The speaker didn't say that.  Because Amazon is such a big retailer of books, it probably refers to all books, including DTBs.  


Making this kind of inferential leap from all books to just e-books removes credibility from the entire article, IMO.