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Submission + - Here's Proof that the Lendink Lynch Mob was Created By Idiot Authors (the-digital-reader.com)

Nate the greatest writes: Lendink was a site that connected Kindle owners who wanted to legitimately loan ebooks. It wasn't the biggest, but it did quietly hum along — right up until last week, when a bunch of authors freaked out over what they thought was piracy. None of these authors bothered to look into what Lendink was doing, but that wasn't enough to stop them from forming a lynch mob. They got together and sent dozens if not hundreds of demands that Lendink stop pirating the ebooks they weren't pirating. This was enough to kill the site.

But have you ever wondered what it looked like from the viewpoint of the lynch mob? One author has come forward with her jsutufications for joining the lynch mob. You're going to be surprised at how little she knows about the contracts she signed with Amazon or about how ebooks are sold.

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Here's Proof that the Lendink Lynch Mob was Created By Idiot Authors

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