Tuesday, August 10, 2010
E-readers banned in coffeehouses
On the other hand, you can read an old-fashioned book to your heart's content. In other words, battle lines are being drawn. 'This culture does not have room for laptops and e-readers, but print books and newspapers are still “embraced” by owners and are part of the culture these coffeehouses are hoping to regain. In defining their values and the values of their customers, owners working to remove electronic devices from their cafés have drawn a definite distinction -– print books are cultured, electronic books are not.' More...
Posted by Jim Menick at 11:18 AM