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Protect vs. Control: The Trouble with eBook DRM

Protect vs. Control: The Trouble with eBook DRM | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
In a post on print on demand last October, we promised to keep our readers up to date on the business-related decisions we’re making as a publisher.
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Price Fixing Won’t Open the E-Books Market, But Dumping DRM Just Might

The single biggest distortion in the e-book market goes unmentioned over all 160 pages of the ruling U.S. District Judge Denise Cote handed down this morning, holding Apple guilty of antitrust violations.
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New E-Book DRM Technology SiDiM Is Kind of Terrifying - Flavorwire

New E-Book DRM Technology SiDiM Is Kind of Terrifying - Flavorwire | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
New E-Book DRM Technology SiDiM Is Kind of Terrifying Flavorwire As e-books become more prevalent, it stands to reason that the issue of e-book pirating would become more prevalent as well.
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How to find out whether the ebookstore is using Adobe DRM - Ebook Friendly

How to find out whether the ebookstore is using Adobe DRM - Ebook Friendly | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
DRM system from Adobe is the most commonly used across the world. Ebookstores in many countries are using it as it's more affordable than developing an own
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Apple should lead the move to DRM-free ebooks - Macworld

Apple should lead the move to DRM-free ebooks - Macworld | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Apple should lead the move to DRM-free ebooks
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I like books. I also own a lot of them. When moving recently, I realized just how many: Even after disposing of a third of my collection, I still have a couple of thousand.
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New ebook DRM isn't just easy to break, it makes no legal sense

New ebook DRM isn't just easy to break, it makes no legal sense | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
"Lost in Translation," my latest Publishers Weeklycolumn, looks at SiDiM, a new DRM scheme developed by the German Booksellers Association and the Fraunhofer Institute (with funding from the German...
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Experimental ebook DRM tweaks text to trace piracy - TechHive

Experimental ebook DRM tweaks text to trace piracy - TechHive | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
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Experimental ebook DRM tweaks text to trace piracy
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A new form of ebook Digital Rights Management in development shows just how far the book industry is willing to go to stop piracy.
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"A new form of ebook Digital Rights Management in development shows just how far the book industry is willing to go to stop piracy.

It’s called SiDiM, and it’s being developed by Darmstadt Technical University in Germany, with backing from the German government and ebook industry. For each individual copy of an ebook, SiDiM applies subtle changes to the text itself, along with other invisible markings."

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