Verdict in on Kindle Loanability

Library Journal reported that they heard from Amazon about the legality of libraries loaning Kindle ebook readers, and the response is, well, goofy.

Amazon spokesman Drew Herdener told LJ that a loan of a Kindle without content is OK but sharing a device loaded with content “with a wide group of people would not be in line with the terms of use.”

Herdner refused to discuss individual enforcement issues with libraries that are currently loaning the much-talked about machines.