9 months ago
Amazon's attempt to control the book world extends everywhere, they own the following:GoodreadsAbebooksLibrarything (40%, through Abebooks)KindleAudibleYou don't have to get your books from Amazon or use Amazon book services. There are much more ethical alternatives available:https://switching.social/ethical-alternatives-to-amazon-and-goodreads/Some of these alternatives are also on the Fediverse:@inventaire @libreture#Amazon #Alternatives #Books #eBooks #DeleteAmazon
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1 year ago
An interesting new project, Unglue.it encourages authors to liberate their books:https://unglue.itIt works in three ways:-Download links to free bookshttps://unglue.it/creativecommons/-Download links to free books with optional donations to authors (to thank them for setting their books free)https://unglue.it/campaigns/t4u-Purchase links to books that the author has committed to make free when a certain target is methttps://unglue.it/campaigns/b2u(via @paulfree14 )#Books #eBooks #CreativeCommons https://unglue.itunglue.it
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