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Amazon's Kindle Unlimited could be the next ebook subscription service

0. phoneArena posted on 16 Jul 2014, 16:06

Since last fall, there have been two ebook subscription services to launch - Scribd and Oyster. Unfortunately for those services, it looks like there may soon be some major competition from a very likely source. There has been evidence leaked that Amazon might soon announce its own ebook subscription service called Kindle Unlimited...

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posted on 16 Jul 2014, 16:19

1. PryvateiDz (Posts: 264; Member since: 31 Jul 2011)

I'd pay the extra $10 besides Prime. I wish that also owning something like this would cut like other ebook cost too that weren't available in the subscription, like by making a dollar.

posted on 17 Jul 2014, 23:51

2. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)

This was bound to happen. Most people in the world cannot afford to buy many ebooks. But they can pay a monthly access fee.

It won't be long before Google offers the same type of service.

After that, it'll be interesting to see if Apple and Microsoft join the game.

Every form of content is moving towards an access fee model as otherwise it is unaffordable and if a person gets caught for "piracy", the penalties are often quite severe.

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