1. Due to the recent site upgrade, the iPadForums (iPF) App will no longer work. The new iPadForums.net website has been designed from the ground up to work perfectly from any mobile, tablet, or desktop computer using the built in internet browser. Create a shortcut to iPadForums.net on your home screen by following these steps: Create an icon for iPadForums.net

I'm a "casualty" of copy right battles

Discussion in 'iBooks' started by Jeeper, May 30, 2011.

  1. Jeeper
    Offline

    Jeeper iPad Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2010
    Messages:
    436
    Thanks Received:
    8
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Michigan
    Ratings:
    +8 / 0
    I downloaded a bunch of e-book samples from Amazon for my kindle app. After reading them, and choosing one I really liked, I went to buy it only to find that it was no longer available for download in the U.S. Bummer, it's seems to have disappeared from everywhere (still avail. in print though).

    Yeah, I know, boo hoo.
    I'm just venting :(
  2. SweetPoison
    Offline

    SweetPoison iPad Legend

    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2010
    Messages:
    14,940
    Thanks Received:
    132
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Sacramento, California
    Ratings:
    +132 / 0
    Aww...I wonder why it was no longer available?
  3. Jeeper
    Offline

    Jeeper iPad Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2010
    Messages:
    436
    Thanks Received:
    8
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Michigan
    Ratings:
    +8 / 0
    Don't know... It's the third of a series (I've read the first two). It was available last week, but not now.
    I imagine that it was part of the whole "Apple, Google, Amazon Cloud/download " situation. But, again, I don't really know. The little "blurb" on Amazon said something about copy right, something, something. 
  4. firestarter
    Offline

    firestarter iPF Noob

    Joined:
    May 14, 2011
    Messages:
    9
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Which book was it?
  5. Jeeper
    Offline

    Jeeper iPad Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2010
    Messages:
    436
    Thanks Received:
    8
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Michigan
    Ratings:
    +8 / 0
    It's Brass Man, by Neal Asher. 3rd in the Ian Cormac series. I think it came out in 2005, or there abouts. (SiFi)
  6. giradman
    Offline

    giradman iPad Guru

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2011
    Messages:
    3,411
    Thanks Received:
    742
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    North Carolina
    Ratings:
    +785 / 0
    Well, copyrights are often a maze - I was one of 3 editors on a basic book on radiology for medical students recently - it's on Amazon now w/ a Kindle edition - we were not asked at all to offer it in that format since the publisher owns the copyright - they did not even offer me a 'free' e-copy! But I'll still make some royalties on the hard copy at least (not sure if the Kindle version also provides royalties) - :(

    P.S. for those interested, the book is shown below - :)

    [​IMG]
  7. wigsajumper
    Offline

    wigsajumper iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Apr 2, 2011
    Messages:
    74
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Maine
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Off topic but I used that book in studying for my radiologic tech boards. Great book thanks for your work.
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2011
  8. giradman
    Offline

    giradman iPad Guru

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2011
    Messages:
    3,411
    Thanks Received:
    742
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    North Carolina
    Ratings:
    +785 / 0
    Boy, I'm shocked to receive a response from one that used the book to study for tech qualifications! :)

    Glad that you felt the book helpful - actually our 3rd edition (change of publisher name) - thanks for your comments! :D

Share This Page