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Old 07-26-2011, 12:52 AM   #73
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Originally Posted by Catlady View Post
A HarperCollins book recently purchased has a much stricter notice:

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By payment of the required fees, you have been granted the non-exclusive, non-transferable right to access and read the text of this e-book on-screen. No part of this text may be reproduced, transmitted, down-loaded, decompiled, reverse engineered, or stored in or introduced into any information storage and retrieval system, in any form or by any means, whether electronic or mechanical, now known or hereinafter invented, without the express written permission of HarperCollins e-books.
What I think is funny is that the way they've phrased it, all of their customers could be argued as violating this. You're not allowed to have it in any storage and retrieval system, which could be said to be simply storing it on your computer's hard drive, or backing up your still DRM'ed files to any sort of backup system (be it a flash drive, hard drive, optical disk, etc).
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