“Textbook Piracy – Book Publishers Making Inroads?
Using the Internet to “improperly” download copyrighted material continues to be a major issue for a number of industries. Of late, downloading has moved beyond the pleasure phase of securing one’s favorite song and into the world of college textbooks.
The issue for both industries is fundamentally the same. Distributing music or books over the Internet without permission is a violation of copyright law. At the same time, such action deprives each respective industry of significant revenues.”