I've been debating about whether or not to buy my eleven-year-old son a Nook (I have one). He's an avid reader already. Maybe it's time. This New York Times feature reports that e-readers are becoming popular among kids.
A prestigious economics think-tank of the Japanese Government has published a study which concludes that online piracy of anime shows actually increases sales of DVDs. The conclusion stands in sharp contrast with the entertainment industry’s claims that ‘illicit’ downloading is leading to billions of dollars in losses worldwide. It also puts the increased anti-piracy efforts of the anime industry in doubt.