If You Give It Away, They Will Download

January 30th, 2006 · No Comments
by Booksquare

We’re not sure where to focus our attention in this story about young Italians downloading a free book about the struggle to survive on 1,000 euros a month. Part of us thinks, “Hmm, how interesting is it that an ebook broke out from the pack in such a manner.” The other part of us sits back and wonders, “Does this mean that Internet usage is so wide-spread in Italy that such downloading is possible?” And, thus, we’re stuck. You get to determine the underlying meaning on your own.

File Under: The Future of Publishing