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Old 06-05-2016, 04:09 PM
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Originally Posted by boffking View Post
College courses are more like "Buy this exact book, or don't bother coming back"
You've complained about this before. I refer to you the responses you got in that thread.
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I think we should exempt college books from copyright, to allow competition. That is the only way for prices to fall.
This makes no sense. As Voyager pointed out, being required to buy a specific book for a college course has nothing to do with copyright.

Copyright is what ensures that anyone writing a book—which in the case of textbooks typically requires a great deal of time, effort, and expertise—gets compensated for their efforts.

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