Apple Now Lets iOS Users Send Gifts from iBookstore
I'll tell you why they didn't before now..
Books, more than anything else, are information, which most people understand should be free. When you purchase a hard copy of a book, you are paying for the publishing of that hard copy. Libraries have provided the information for free for years, and it was publicly understood that it should be so, and we fought hard for our rights to it.
Now for some reason, white people with way too much money (they have digital 'readers' or 'pads'?) are destroying the future by actually paying for electronic copies of books, many of which are public-domain and don't even have an author benefitting from the purchases.
Please, stop these white people. The fate of future generations depend upon it. Tell them they can download the books for fre...
Also, the text of the book itself may not be copyrighted, but there are often many study materials such as marginal notes, commentary, es...