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New patent tips Amazon marketplace for secondhand eBooks

New patent tips Amazon marketplace for secondhand eBooks

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A recently awarded patent suggests Amazon may be preparing to introduce a marketplace for secondhand eBooks. The patent in question covers a technology used to power an “electronic marketplace for used digital objects" and would ostensibly allow the online retailer to take its Kindle lending service one step further. Amazon’s software would let users to transfer the licenses of eBooks - and perhaps digital music, films and applications, too - to another...



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