Free Books: A Sneaky Success

Free Books: A Sneaky Success, says “At the height of the dot-com bubble, twenty-somethings with goatees were telling us that e-books were the wave of the future. Those e-books they had in mind were like proprietary software: they weren’t free (-as-in-anything), they only worked on proprietary hardware, and they came with shrinkwrap licenses and digital rights management. They failed. The successful model that’s sneaking under the radar is the copylefted book.