[LMB] OT: Downside of eBooks

Mark Allums mark at allums.email
Tue Jul 2 08:17:58 BST 2019


On 7/1/19 9:12 PM, pouncer at aol.com wrote:
> https://gizmodo.com/ebooks-purchased-from-microsoft-will-be-deleted-this-mo-1836005672
> 
>> Microsoft announced in April that it would stop selling ebooks and that any
>> books the company already sold would stop working in early July because
>> the DRM servers were being shut off. ... What happens if you made annotations
>> or notes in your ebooks? Those are going to disappear too.
> 
> A sales pitch for Calibre, I guess.

They *are* issuing refunds, at least.

Mark



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