TechReview has This Amazing Story by Seth Shulman on what he calls \"Looting the Library\" by publishers.
He says publishers new greedy \"pay-per-use model\" for information content that will largely shut libraries out. No kind words for Pat Schroeder who he quotes as saying that publishers have to \"learn to push back\" against libraries.
He points out Peter Chernin, president and chief operating officer of Rupert Murdoch\'s News Corporation is calling for legislation that \"guarantees publishers\' control of not only the integrity of an original work, but of the extent and duration of users\' access to that work, the availability of data about the work and restrictions on forwarding the work to others\". You can see what that would do.
I agree with him when he says:\"Too much is at stake to let the publishing industry undo the careful copyright balance we have all come to rely upon.\"
Where is the outrage on this that I see everyday over filters??