[LMB] OT: DRM removal

Mark Allums mark at allums.email
Mon May 24 12:35:46 BST 2021

Epubor is repackaged DeDRM.  And possibly others, I haven't kept up with 
it, since it is not legit.


On 5/23/2021 11:02 AM, Harvey Fishman wrote:
> ------ Original Message ------
> From: "Howard Brazee" <howard at brazee.net>
> To: "Discussion of the works of Lois McMaster Bujold." 
> <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk>
> Bcc: fishman at panix.com
> Sent: 5/23/2021 11:08:54 AM
> Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: DRM removal
>>>  On May 23, 2021, at 8:17 AM, Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold 
>>> <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
>>>  Was it an unsolicited email? If so, I wouldn't touch what it 
>>> recommends with a ten foot firewall.
>>>  Ask yourself, how much do you trust the person who sent you that 
>>> email? If you don't and if you didn't specifically ask them for DRM 
>>> removal advice, delete the email and anything you may have 
>>> downloaded based on it's advice. I hope you use a regularly updated 
>>> antivirus, and keep your software up to date.
>> In general, never use an e-mail to get the product being pushed.   
>> Use it like I use Wikipedia, as an initial introduction to the 
>> product.   Even after doing your research and deciding to buy, do so 
>> very carefully from a different direction.
> Over a number of postings, I hope/believe that I have made clear my 
> view on DRM: it does not usually bother me. So I do not intend to use 
> any software to remove it. I own several apps for the removal of DRM 
> (Epubor apps and calibre), but I am too lazy to bother. But I received 
> that email and I was wondering...
> Harvey

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