OverDrive made the announcement on Friday. Here is the Library Journal story.
Reaction has been swift and, as expected from the library community, not supportive at all.
CULC/CBUC has been working with various groups using the Vision Statement for Downloadable and Portable eContent as a guiding document. CULC/CBUC will be asking for more dialogue and as articulated in the document more consideration of varying pricing models.
Letter from HC President - March 1, 2011