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Amazon Kindle, It's not for us Jack

Oct 22, 2008, 16:01 (0 Talkback[s])
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"But the Kindle is still too expensive for mass adoption, particularly as it is an entirely closed system that mostly limits you to reading content you buy from the Kindle store. Current release best-sellers are $10 each, with older content ranging from $2.00-$6.00 depending on length, licensing costs and age. For example, the 160-page Robert Silverberg novella "The World Outside" which was published in 1971 cost me $1.60. Arthur C. Clarke's 1979 "The Fountains Of Paradise" sells for $7.96. Major newspapers such as the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times cost $9-$14 per month"

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