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Amazon has announced a new Kindle Owners Lending Library that will allow its Kindle customers to borrow one book per month from among 5,000 books. Kindle owners are happy — but publishers and authors less so. Amazon's market dominance allows it to forge ahead without the need for consensus from its content suppliers.
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