Should the Government Limit Copyright Protection for E-Books?
In addition to offering physical copies of books, public libraries now offer e-books which can be read on a device. Libraries purchase a licensing agreement from a publisher to make these books accessible to their patrons. Because libraries perform a public service by providing free access to books, should they be able to pay a below-market rate for e-books? What are the arguments for and against government price control in this area?
Adam Mossoff is Professor of Law at Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University.