June 23, 2011: SHOCK: Harry Potter eBooks DRM-FREE!
That was the hype. This is the reality, today:
Confirmed: Harry Potter eBooks Are NOT DRM-Free in Kindle Format (Or Any Other eBookstore)
I’m not buying them. I have no interest in them.
What I want to know is, if someone gives up their Kindle and switches to ePub, can they still download the ePub from Pottermore — where it is DRM-free?
As for the watermarking done on the Pottermore editions, I’d like someone to unzip the ePub and let me know how they’re doing it. I suspect something in the CSS or another exterior file.
I was waiting for someone to try a PDF on a rooted Nook Touch with the new multitouch hack — and I didn’t have to wait long at all.
B&N Nook Touch Rooting Category
J.K. Rowling’s crew surprised everyone by launching the Harry Potter eBooks today:
Let’s see how awake all the eBookstores were to capitalize on this huge opportunity!
The company that has become largely irrelevant is in the news again today, with a piece alternately touting its possible revival or its imminent death by financial vultures.
Special Report: The Sony Schism
Through the magic of Google Books, let’s take a brief look at Sony in history.