E-book piracy becoming a menace

Suspicious nature: Pirated e-books are usually sold at unbelievably low prices, which should have raised red flags among potential buyers.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian publishers have come out strongly against e-book piracy, which they say is becoming very widespread on e-commerce platforms.

The Malaysian Book Publishers Association said it had received many reports from publishers that their books, magazines and comics were being pirated and sold online.

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