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Which is better: Printed books or ebooks?

Posted by: cyber_onions

Printed books never run out of battery. EBooks don’t contribute to deforestation or landfill. Printed books can be written in, folded, shared. EBooks are more portable. When you buy a printed book, you get a book – when you ‘buy’ an eBook, you’re not actually purchasing anything but entering into a licensing agreement, so technically you don’t own a copy of the book. Printed books can’t be deleted. EBooks allow access to millions of books, some of them obscure or out of print. Printed books can be sold on,

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Both are good, in different situations

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Printed books are better

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EBooks are better

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