The publishers seem to be picking a fight with the wrong team: their customer. They are punishing the people who buy their content instead of making it as simple as possible for those customers to hand over their money, instantly, from any location in the world.
I just got my wife an Amazon Kindle last week. She’s a big reader and LOVES it.
But this policy of delaying books by 4+ months from hardback to e-book is nuts. Yet another media industry is fighting with its paying customers.