It's also worth mentioning that audiobooks are free at your local public library. Backbone of democracy, libraries. But the publishing corporations view them as competitors, demanding more from libraries financially and undercutting them politically at the civil & state levels. If this is a streaming war, we should note the attacks on civilians.

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That's a very good point, and it's one that I'm interested in, although I'm not sure I see them as the same thing. The point that I see with dedicated streaming services and content pools is that they're on the path to generate their own exclusive content.

What's happening with libraries is also frustrating to see, and something that I want to dig into further at some point.

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