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Anti-Piracy Patent Stops Students From Sharing Textbooks

A new patent granted this week aims to stop students from sharing textbooks, both off and online. The patent awarded to economics professor Joseph Henry Vogel hopes to embed the publishing world even further into academia. Under his proposal, students can only participate in courses when they buy an online…

Student Attacks Publishing Cartels to Make Textbooks Open Source

With a new college year looming, students will soon be expected to empty their bank accounts to buy textbooks to accompany their chosen course. These expensive books are controlled and published by large companies and their approach has been likened to that of a cartel. For one student it's all…

Free Textbooks For Students Will Break Greedy Monopoly

With a new college year just around the corner, students will be expected to dig deep to pay for all the latest textbooks to accompany their chosen course. These books are not only crucial but also very expensive, a situation that hasn't gone unnoticed by the administrator of a textbook-focused…

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