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So I guess now citizens who want to enjoy their library will have to lobby for legislation to force libraries to check for other ID, compare signatures etc... so that this can't happen to them. In the end, that would cost everyone more than if Libraries just ate the occasional loss of goods due to such situations.

Most library circ policies contain something that addresses maximum fines. My library uses cost of the material as the maximum fine. Thus, in the DVD case, the initial cost to the library of purchasing the DVDs.

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