E-book “windowing”

Release date decisions spark debate

Earlier this week, I wrote about some recent expressions of concern or alarm (you decide) about e-books. Events have unfolded quickly in the three days since, as Simon & Schuster, Hachette Book Group and (yesterday) HarperCollins announced plans to delay the release of e-book formats for some front-list titles.

This has generated a good deal of discussion among friends, colleagues and industry observers. Five potentially useful links:

I am sure there are others; feel free to post useful links in comments.


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