Library Journal has been tracking a story that involves libraries lending “loaded” Kindles to their patrons. At the heart of the matter is the question, Is it OK to lend a Kindle? The article cites an Amazon spokesperson:
Maybe with the use of works in the public domain from Mark Twain, Shakespeare, and James Fennimore Cooper, schools will remain immune to this “retail only” approach that Amazon is apparently taking. Is it possible to to unleash a revolution, with strings attached?