I know the meme is to answer every headline that ends in a question mark with the word, No. So shut up.
Amazon is today introducing a new service called Amazon AutoRip, which automatically gives customers free MP3 versions of any CDs they’ve purchased from Amazon since the launch of its Music Store back in 1998.
If Amazon was able to get the music industry to agree to that — and they are no pushovers — how soon will it happen with DVDs/Blu-Ray Discs? (Hello, Ultraviolet!)
And then printed books?
For all of you print fetishists who have long brayed about bundling an eBook with a printed book, here’s a solution that finally makes some damn sense.
And if that happened, my prior post would seem more plausible as the next step too: How Amazon Could Switch Over ePub Book Buyers