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Initial post: Dec 15, 2012, 12:29:41 PM PST
David Balaam says:
Why can only USA customers lend on Kindle?

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:31:10 PM PST
PeepDittie says:
Because it's up to the copyright holders.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:31:49 PM PST
Jazzy_Jeff says:
Why do you drive down the wrong side of the road??

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:32:47 PM PST
PeepDittie says:
It's only the wrong side if you're driving up. Just sayin'.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:34:37 PM PST
David Balaam says:
Book owners on Lendle allow books to be lent, but when requesting them I am taken to the Amazon USA site which will not allow me to borrow them . . .something very wrong.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:36:20 PM PST
Using Lendle doesn't change the restriction.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:37:36 PM PST
Jazzy_Jeff says:
Yea, you live in the wrong country. If you want lending on some books you will need to move. We are not giving up this country specific right for anybody....

Posted on Dec 15, 2012, 12:38:07 PM PST
David Balaam says:
Then Lendle needs to be more clear as to who can use their services . . . they have just waisted my time

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:38:14 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 15, 2012, 12:38:34 PM PST
MikeJW says:
Well, then... Let us know what Amazon says when you ask.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:39:16 PM PST
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In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:39:21 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 15, 2012, 12:39:59 PM PST
Right on the lower part of their home page, it says this:

"We regret that Lendle is currently only available in the United States. We expect Amazon to allow book lending elsewhere soon."

In their FAQs, it says this:

"Requirements
Does Lendle work with non-U.S. Amazon accounts?

Unfortunately, at this time Amazon only allows book lending for U.S. customers. As such, Lendle does not support users outside of the United States."

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:40:16 PM PST
Jazzy_Jeff says:
You expect people to read?? Get real...

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:40:36 PM PST
PeepDittie says:
A U.S. copyright doesn't give the copyright holder global or even international rights.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:40:48 PM PST
David Balaam says:
Get a life

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:41:35 PM PST
Jazzy_Jeff says:
Make me....

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:42:58 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 15, 2012, 12:53:53 PM PST
David Balaam says:
Thanks Meya, I did miss this small print . . .at least I can lend my own book, even if I cant borrow

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:43:17 PM PST
PeepDittie says:
I was going to but it turns out there are no good ones left to borrow in the U.S.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:44:23 PM PST
PeepDittie says:
Yeah, you can do whatever you want with it, except promote it here.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:44:41 PM PST
So, this is just a sneaky way to spam your book? Self promotion isn't allowed in this forum. You can be very sure that you have just alienated a lot of potential readers.

Posted on Dec 15, 2012, 12:45:44 PM PST
David Balaam says:
Thanks Meya, I did miss this small print . . .at least I can lend my own book, even if I cant borrow

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:45:53 PM PST
Jazzy_Jeff says:
I'll wait for the movie.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:46:51 PM PST
David Balaam says:
Give me the money . . .

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:48:21 PM PST
Every one of your posts will be reported for self-promotion.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012, 12:48:36 PM PST
PeepDittie says:
Copying the same comment without the title doesn't undo the title in the other post. Blame it on a reading comprehension problem. That always works.

Posted on Dec 15, 2012, 12:51:01 PM PST
David Balaam says:
It was not my intention to self promote, it was a simple observation to the problem I was asking advise for .
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