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A Small Rant About E-Books

People have said a loot of good stuff about why DRM on e-books is a bad idea. I've not seen anyone mention my main reason for stripping the damn thing off though. So I can edit them.

(Caveat: at least some of what follows is based on experience with free e-books, such as those available on Project Gutenberg and Baen's now sadly much-depleted free library. Obviously the old saw about gift-horses, mouths, inspection of, applies. Still, though, I've run across most of these in far too many books for which hard-earned money has been exchanged; and that's just bloody appalling.)

Dear e-book publishers, (more…)


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