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The only way to *legally* get *certain* books, is with DRM. There is no lack of legal books sold without DRM, and there is no lack of illegal books without DRM.
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Posted Jan 20, 2012 12:24 UTC (Fri) by fb (subscriber, #53265)
There is a real lack of DRM-free books. There may be no lack of such for sci-fi or computing titles, but -to the best of my knowledge- most fiction (still under copyright) is only available with DRM. Trust me, for languages other than English the situation is even worse.
How many books from the last 30 Nobel prize of literature winners are available DRM-free? (Heck, how many of the books written by the winners of any Nobel prize in the last 30 years are available DRM-free?) If you are US-minded, from the last 30 Pulitzer prize winners, how many books are available DRM-free?
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