Amazon threw down the gauntlet against terrestrial competitors today by announcing that Kindle and Kindle app customers can borrow and purchase Kindle books from more than 11,000 local libraries in the United States.
Full piece at the NYT blog ReadWriteWeb.
Note: Kindle books at your library was announced months ago. There are news stories coming out today because libraries are going live with the feature.
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