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Textbooks, free and illegal, online

Use of pirated works hurting publishers

By Hiawatha Bray
Globe Staff / July 18, 2008

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Faced with soaring prices for textbooks, cash-strapped students have discovered a tempting, effective, but illicit alternative - pirated electronic books, available for free over the Internet. (Full article: 1085 words)

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