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A few college professors have started putting their textbooks online to protest the high prices that textbook publishers charge, reports the New York Times. In protest of what he says are textbooks' intolerably high prices--and the dumbing down of their content to appeal to the widest possible market--R. Preston McAfee, an economics professor at Cal Tech, has put his introductory economics textbook online, free of charge. He says he most likely could have earned a $100,000 advance on the book had he gone the traditional publishing route, and it would have had a list price approaching $200. "This market is
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