Here's a business model that could help use the internet to save publishing from the abyss. Angry Robot Books will offer you e-book versions of every book it publishes in a year — up to 24 books — for £69.
Other small publishers have tried a subscription model before, but given the tech-savvy nature of science fiction readers, and the strong reputation of Angry Robot's titles — including some award-winning authors — this could be especially successful. The offer also comes with a one-time discount on all previously published books, in case you need to get caught up. Details at the link. [Angry Robot]