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Alex Beam

A textbook case of piracy

By Alex Beam
Globe Columnist / September 9, 2008

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I was heartened to learn that college kids are wielding the same Internet piracy tools they used to bring down the recording industry to download textbooks. Although the textbook oligopolists are fighting back mightily - the Association of American Publishers uses Covington & Burling, a take-no-prisoners law firm in Washington, D.C., to hunt down malefactors - there are at least ... (Full article: 705 words)

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