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Giveaway shows demand for e-books is strong

By David Mehegan
Globe Staff / August 15, 2006

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More than 30 million books were downloaded in the past month as part of the World eBook Fair, a giveaway of books in electronic form. Originally intended to run July 4 to Aug. 4, the project was extended for a week because unexpected demand at the start temporarily overwhelmed computer servers. (Full article: 264 words)

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