Friday, May 06, 2011

Please sign this petition

On March 7, 2011, the publisher HarperCollins instituted an expiration policy on eBooks that are licensed to libraries. Under this new arrangement, eBooks would "self-destruct" after being checked out 26 times. This would require libraries to re-purchase the eBook if they wanted to continue to make it available. [Read More]

I don't agree with their assumptions and attitudes.  I hope you'll join me in petitioning this practice to stop.


  1. That sucks, how dare they use this as a money making exercise!!! Off to go sign this....thanks for letting me know.

  2. I read about that a while ago. Totally stupid. Off to sign.