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Cory Doctorow

(b. 1971– )

Canadian journalist, science fiction author, blogger, and co-editor of Boing Boing

“…e-books don’t wear out. Programming them to self-destruct after 26 checkouts is tantamount to asking librarians to embrace entropy. Anyone who thinks that this is going to happen has never spent any time with a librarian.”

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source: “Ebooks: durability is a feature, not a bug,” The Guardian, March 8, 2011.

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