lending kindle ebook

I bought an O'reilly book for my kindle. I now see that it is not eligible for lending. That stinks. I will now look very carefully and find books from publishers that do not impose this restriction. I have bought dozens of technical books from O'Reilly in the past. I deserve better.
I'm not saying I should be able to send it to anybody, but the ability to lend it ONCE seems reasonable.
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  • Hello John,

    If you purchased the ebook directly from O'Reilly then you are able to lend it:

    "Lending: If you buy an O'Reilly ebook from oreilly.com, you may lend it to another person, provided that you do not retain any copies of the book after you lend it. This is the same as the situation when you lend a used print copy—when you lend the copy, you deliver it to the buyer and no longer have a copy in your library. If you have bought a hard copy/ebook bundle, you may of course retain the hard copy, if you lend the ebook."

    More information on O'Reilly ebooks can be found here: http://shop.oreilly.com/category/cust.... Have a great day!

    Best regards,
    Paul Fichera
    Customer Service Representative
    O'Reilly Media
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