Amazon Tinkers With Search Inside The Book Service

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on November 4, 2003

Amazon’s Search Inside the Book database which allows consumers the chance to search the text of books and print pages (up to 100 in some cases) prior to purchase, ran into controversy with its launch October 23. Today Wired reported that the service will no longer permit users of the service to print pages that they may view from within books, due to objections from authors.

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