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New Kindle Audio Feature Causes a Stir (Reading aloud is illegal)

Feb 12, 2009, 10:31 (4 Talkback[s])

"An Amazon spokesman noted the text-reading feature depends on text-to-speech technology, and that listeners won't confuse it with the audiobook experience. Amazon owns Audible, a leading audiobook provider.

"It's possible that Amazon -- which charges only $9.99 for Kindle best sellers -- will seek to pay less for the e-books it purchases from publishers. If so, it will likely face some pushback."

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