Originally Posted by BoldlyDubious
Originally Posted by MikeB1972 View Post
But then you need an always on internet connection for your media consumption device and an unbreakable DRM [...]
No to the former, yes to the latter. However, media companies are already depending on (not-really-unbreakable) DRM to protect their intellectual property, so nothing would change here.
You seem to have ignored the bit of my post where I transfer the copy to my wireless reader, send the original back and read at my leisure.