Scribd Store: YouTube for Documents Becomes iTunes for Documents

Online document sharing site Scribd has launched Scribd Store; a marketplace where publishers can sell original written works. This move comes at a time when ebook piracy is said to be at its peak (Scribd, as one of the biggest document sharing sites out there, is often mentioned in these reports), and is therefore a welcome move both for Scribd, which is trying to clean up its name, and for publishers such as Lonely Planet, O’Reilly Media, Berrett-Koehler and others, which partnered with Scribd for the Store launch.

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