Originally Posted by TheSFReader
Clearly, while Amazon still lets the publisher choose it's own DRMs, it adopted in France a different strategy than in the rest of the world : The "devices" mentions now books where restrictions are stricter than a standard DRMized 6, instead of mentioning whether it has DRMs at all.
Actually, I'm pretty sure that's the same way it is everywhere... not just France. I know that's the way it has been in the US for quite a while, anyway. If it says nothing... it has
DRM, and is limited to 6 devices/apps simultaneously (usually).
It is in France impossible for a customer to check the presence of DRMs given the informations on the detailed description page.
Are you absolutely sure there's no examples of:
"Simultaneous Device Usage:
Unlimited" In some book descriptions on amazon.fr? Those books are DRM free. Check public domain works to be sure.
1) If there is no mention of Simultaneous Device Usage
in the book description -- the book has DRM and is limited to 6 devices/apps simultaneously.
2) If there is a Simultaneous Device Usage: x
line in the book description -- the book has DRM and is limited to x devices/apps
3) If it says Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
in the book description -- the book has no DRM