[LMB] OT: Downside of eBooks

WalterStuartBushell proto at panix.com
Tue Jul 2 20:31:48 BST 2019



> On Jul 2, 2019, at 3:17 AM, Mark Allums <mark at allums.email> wrote:
> 
> 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
> 

Good ol MacroHard. They did the same with “plays for sure". Remember the Zune?



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