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Amazon Removes Books From Kindle Unlimited After They Appear on Pirate Sites * TorrentFreak

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Several independent publishers have had their books removed from Kindle Unlimited because they breached an exclusivity agreement with Amazon. The actions of the book giant are covered by the mutually agreed terms. However, in many cases, it’s not the authors who breached the agreement, but pirate sites who copied them, as pirates do.

kindle piratedWhen Amazon launched the first Kindle fifteen years ago, book piracy was already a common problem.

When publishers clashed with The Pirate Bay over illegally shared copies, we envisioned that things could get much worse if Kindle-ready pirate sites began to pop up.

Rempant Book Piracy

Fast forward to today and book piracy is easier and more widespread than ever. It has reached a point where the highest echelons of U.S. law enforcement stepped in to tackle this issue, with the crackdown on Z-library. Thus far, this hasn’t achieved the desired result.

The frustrations of publishers and authors is understandable. Many see…

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