>But honestly, has a library ever had a negative effect on people buying
>books? I've read CS Lewis, Stephen King, Jean Auel and others as a kid
>for free, yet I ended up buying the books later as an adult.
Unless you had a very different library association than mine, all the books in
the library were purchased by the library, and the writers received royalties.
>has radio had a negative or positive impact? HBO for movies?
HBO pays residuals; radio also pays for the rights to broadcast music.
Apples and oranges.
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