Streaming books threatens to sell readers down the river

Scholastic, the publisher of such children’s book juggernauts as The Hunger Games and the Harry Potter series, announced recently that its Storia ebook shop would shortly be “transitioning” to a streaming model. What this means for its readers is that books they have already purchased might become unreadable. According to Scholastic’s website: “The switch to streaming means that ebooks you’ve previously purchased may soon no longer be accessible.” – James Bridle,The Guardian