CptNonsense t1_jdvpluc wrote

>Only if you exclude their second paragraph.

No, including the second paragraph. The author never makes any money from resells or the used book market.

>They acknowledge the author only gets paid once, but that is better than zero.

But not as good as "every sale", which is what publishers want.

>The resale market is not the same as the piracy market.

According to other people crying about the money authors aren't making (ie, publishers), it totally is


CptNonsense t1_jdurc1j wrote

>When was the last time YOU put up the 10s of thousands or even millions of dollars it costs to publish books???

Tens of thousands and millions are vastly different sums of money. And we are talking about ebooks so the price of publishing is vastly cheaper, especially if the cheap out on ebook features for digital works that don't already include them by default, which I can only imagine they do.

>I don’t know much about computers, what I do know is, if you’re sharing my book, cool, but don’t take advantage of me. Pay me for my work for those extra copies

Do.. Do you think the publishers created those books?

>why should a global archive that’s not even a real library

A library is a concept, not a building.


CptNonsense t1_j6on5av wrote

>In its place will be a new take on the space cops with power rings. “Our vision for this is very much in the vein of True Detective,” Safran described. “It’s terrestrial-based.” It will feature prominent Lantern heroes Hal Jordan and John Stewart and is one of the most important shows they have in development.

What the fuck are you talking about?