Originally Posted by solarein
I don't think it will. They will probably reason that offering public domain works will confuse users with the idea that intellectual property could be acquired freely or that there's a limit to intellectual property rights. So they may refuse to offer public domain works in the interest of providing a better, less confusing experience for the user.
That is some of the worst logic I've ever heard. So you're right, they probably will do exactly that.
Does anyone even have confirmation that we'll be able to load our own books onto this? Everyone just seems to expect it, but I don't recall them saying that they will allow it.