The e-Book Test: Do Electronic Versions Deter Piracy?

From David Pogue, NYT Technology Columnist

Well! My goodness!

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how some of the computer books I’ve written wound up getting widely pirated online after I sent electronic PDF versions to readers who claimed to be blind.

That online column set off quite a firestorm. Readers, bloggers and pundits across the spectrum chimed in. Most of them painted me as a tenth-century village idiot.

But upon closer inspection, what looks like universal condemnation turns out to be a cacophony of conflicting lines of reasoning.

Full blog entry here.

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