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BOTD availability

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Please, please, please can you make a requirement for an author wanting their book to be BOTD to make it globally available, even if only for the day. The BOTD from 9 May is the latest example of a book I am unable to access.

Although it is possible to get around this using a VPN, it is incredibly frustrating and shouldn't even have to be something we should have to find a way around. The free Kindle Unlimited downloads also often aren't available here, but that's less of an issue. I just want to be able to access free samples without going through the annoying process of going to my laptop, turning on a VPN and waiting forever for the book I need to load (internet is slow enough at the best of times...)

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AwkwardAvian wrote: 10 May 2021, 00:03 Please, please, please can you make a requirement for an author wanting their book to be BOTD to make it globally available, even if only for the day. The BOTD from 9 May is the latest example of a book I am unable to access.

Although it is possible to get around this using a VPN, it is incredibly frustrating and shouldn't even have to be something we should have to find a way around. The free Kindle Unlimited downloads also often aren't available here, but that's less of an issue. I just want to be able to access free samples without going through the annoying process of going to my laptop, turning on a VPN and waiting forever for the book I need to load (internet is slow enough at the best of times...)

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Unfortunately, it can often be a legal issue in regards to where books are made available, not a matter of the author's preference, so it's often not up to the author. :tiphat:
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