Tag Archives: DRM

Did Google Just Give a Million Reasons for Publishers to Opt Out?

In a way, it worked to say there were 500k free books out there for users of the BN Store or the Sony devices.  Both are hard to use and sort through, and the idea never met the reality. Err, … Continue reading

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Pre-Order, No Ship Date

Vapor launch. “This timing is odd to us. I say Microsoft netbooks with PixelQi. Enjoy your cake.

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Paper Jam!

“This timing is odd to us.”  Kindle 2 price unchanged. There’s something else out there, Jim.

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Yawn, Case-Western Prez, Yawn

Baoyu is talking about digging for old pearls in tombs for the purposes of alchemy.  Lady Wang deems the practice, even the thought of it, sacrilegious.

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Raining on an Easter Parade

While I’m normally amused to see success defined downward, and the quick shift from “pressure everybody to demand a universal consumer format from every retailer” to “label Amazon!” send me into fits of laughter, considering that a lone pornographers’ days … Continue reading

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Suppose You Could Alter That Contrived Narrative, But Why Bother?

What’s worse, really?  The fact that some idiot spent 18 months regurgitating BS about a non-existent requirement to use Digital Rights Management in the Kindle Store?  To the point of offering some story about how, try as he might, he … Continue reading

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A Hard Case of Formatting

I just emailed Charles Ardai about Kindle books and other stuff.  Hard Case has been ebooking since April, but there’ve been some issues with layouts in the Kindle Store.  That’s not on HCC.  Their distributor, Dorchester, is the one who … Continue reading

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