August 6, 2008
Textbook Piracy Grows Online, Prompting a Counterattack From Publishers
Interesting article from the Chronicle: "College students are increasingly downloading illegal copies of textbooks online, employing the same file-trading technologies used to download music and movies. Feeling threatened, book publishers are stepping up efforts to stop the online piracy." [RJ]
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They wouldn't have to if prices for books and tuition weren't sky rocketing. Still though, they can get them from Amazon for cheap, so I don't see why they don't just do it legally.
Posted by: Adam's Online Degrees | Aug 12, 2008 7:49:43 AM