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Bookseller Restrictions About Competition, Not Culture

Appeared in the Toronto Star on March 15, 2010 as bookstalls Rules About Competition, Not Culture Eight years ago, the federal government faced a hot-button cultural policy issue as online retail giant Amazon.com, which was already selling millions of dollars of books to Canadians from its U.S.-based site, sought entry […]

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March 16, 2010 1 comment Columns Archive

Canadian Bookseller Association Opposes New Amazon Distribution Network

The Globe and Mail reports that the Canadian Bookseller Association is urging the government to block Amazon.com from building a distribution network in Canada.

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March 9, 2010 6 comments Must Reads

Amazon Kindle DRM Broken

Amazon's Kindle DRM, which restricts ebooks to the device, has been broken. The hack reportedly allows ebooks stored on the reader to be transferred as PDF files to other devices.

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December 23, 2009 4 comments Must Reads

Kindle Coming To Canada, But Who Provides the Wireless?

There are multiple reports this morning that Amazon is finally selling the Kindle in Canada.  The device comes with wireless downloads, which suggests that a deal has been struck with a Canadian carrier.  But which one?

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November 17, 2009 7 comments Must Reads

Amazon Appeals Patent Board Decision on One-Click

Amazon.com has filed an appeal with the Federal Court over a recent Canada Patent Appeal Board decision that rejected its one-click patent.

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October 25, 2009 3 comments Must Reads