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Jonathan Dozier-Ezell

I'm not really that surprised. In fact, from a limited survey of friends and acquaintances, I've come to the conclusion that the only people talking about e-books are the ones selling them. E-books have a long way to go before they're more convenient than the old paper standard. These little technological marvels are going to have to progress beyond cool if they have any real chance at affecting the publishing industry in a positive way. Currently, IMHO, they are only serving as a distraction.

A Texan

Music - give me the radio, a CD, and my old vinyls. No ipod for me. As for books, paper please.

Mark Evans

Part of the answer is that the vast majority of music consumed online is not purchased. Thus, people are using their iPods, but not paying for the content.

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