Posted by Dave Thewlis on October 18, 2015 at 06:08:48 user dthewlis.
In Reply to: Re: S&A ebooks/digital editions posted by Jon on October 17, 2015 at 17:02:23:
The reason might boil down to sharing purchases. If I read correctly, Amazon (now) has a sort of family plan where you can share purchases between several different people/devices (not just those on your regular account). *However* it can only be set up and managed from a real Kindle device, even though the shares can be Wintel, OS X, IOS, Android devices in addition to Kindle devices. They also have a "lending" facility which I haven't read about much but I bet means once you lend something you can't see it yourself until it's "sent back" Which at least maintains the analogue.
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