Off topic: Need a little favor from US, Aus, NZ resident
Thread poster: Daniel Frisano

Daniel Frisano
Monaco
Local time: 13:06
Member (2008)
English to Italian
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Aug 2, 2013

Hello,

I am trying to buy a couple of ebooks by Theodore Sturgeon, but apparently they are licensed for sale to USA, Australia or New Zealand only.

So I need someone to buy them for me, send me the EPUBs, and be reimbursed plus a little extra for your trouble.

Please reply to dan@xeno.it


 

Trinh Do  Identity Verified
Australia
Member (2007)
English to Vietnamese
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Happy to help you out Aug 3, 2013

Hi Daniel,

I am happy to help you out with the ebooks. Just let me know the titles and I will browse the bookshops in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

Best regards,

Trinh.


 

xxxowhisonant  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 13:06
German to English
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Easy to circumvent Aug 4, 2013

Hi,

I ran into the same situation trying to buy books from Germany in the US, on Amazon. There at least, it's easy to change your country settings - without changing your billing or payment options - and to buy books licensed for that respective country/region.

This is not really a vendor driven issue, it's based on their required compliance with copyright / licensing laws. As long as they're selling to a buyer address in a country covered under the copyright, the vendor is fine. It could be questionable whether the buyer is breaking any laws by doing this... but I'm not a legal experticon_smile.gif!

OW


 


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