Amazon Kindle and Sony Reader Locked Up: Why Your Books Are No Longer Yours

For my “History and Future of the Book” course, I’ve been using a Kindle that my university library purchased on my request. Gizmodo has a good article on the digital rights associated with Kindle e-books. In the fine print that you “agree” to, Amazon and Sony say you just get a license to the e-books–you’re not paying to own ‘em, in spite of the use of the term “buy.” Digital…