Why Even Publishing Execs Set Their Books Free From DRM

DRM — digital rights management — is the thing that keeps Kindle books trapped on Kindles, or iBooks on an iPad, and theoretically keeps people from stealing and sharing ebooks. (It doesn’t.) A publishing exec explains to paidContent why they started breaking DRM on books they bought: “I don’t even think twice now whether I can only read this book on that platform. They’re all options for me.”

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