Seth Godin: E-Bookstores Are Like Web Browsers

Possibly in support of his argument against iBooks not carrying his new book, Stop Stealing Dreams, Seth Godin writes that e-bookstores should be more like Web browsers than bookstores (An ebookstore is more like a web browser than a bookstore):

If you’re going to announce that you’re offering a wide browsing experience, the implicit promise to the reader is that you won’t limit this experience for selfish commercial gain. There’s a huge difference between someone standing in a store handing out coupons and a store reading magazines and listening to podcasts in search of speech they might not profit from.

Read the rest at The Domino Project.


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