Greta van der Rol vents her frustrations at buying ebooks in Australia. Unlike the US and UK markets, Australian publishers are still struggling to decide how to manage ebooks. Because of territorial distribution arrangements and DRM, what many customers expect will be a trivial exercise can turn into an exciting journey. Destination: frustration.
I love my e-reader. I have a kindle, so I can download from quite a few sites. I confess I do not understand why I can’t download books from Amazon UK or DE – but it’s their company, I suppose.
Read her rant in full here: http://gretavanderrol.com/2011/08/03/why-is-buying-e-books-so-fuming-hard/