Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Hard Case Crime series

Date: 23 Nov 2008

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    > This arrangement strikes me as fair. If copyrighted music yields money
    > when broadcast by stations and movies yield money when shown publicly,
    > I don't see why books that are made available to the public should be
    > any different. Right now, in the US, they are treated like public
    > sculpture... a freebie.
    > mrt

    While it may sound fair, given the fiancial straits of most public libraries, it would probably finish them off. I know out here n California--despite the state nearly being bankrupt--raising taxes for anything seems to be a lost cause.

    Best, MEH

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