Bye Bye DRM • 16 April 2012 • The SnowBlog

Bye Bye DRM

Charlie Stross has clearly thought it through. If you have a few minutes, why not read what he has to say about the current state of publishing, the dangers of an Amazon monopoly (and monopsony), and what publishing's next move has to be. Sneak preview: ditching DRM on e-books is the only way to open up the market and put some pressure on Amazon. Read the post here.


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