Authors’ Guild Feuds With Over Used Books

If you buy books on you\’ve surely noticed the opportunity to purchase used books. Well, the Authors\’ Guild does not like this, claiming it harms authors. It recently encouraged its memebers to delink Amazon on their websites.

The used book industry… is a different beast on the internet – this has the potential to undermine publishing economics,\” said Paul Aiken, executive director of the guild.

Wait, this is a bad thing?

Read the full story. The Authors\’ Guild won\’t be coming after libraries according to this statement on their site.