Originally Posted by HansTWN
I think that is much too strong. Are you bothered by stores that have security cameras and tags on their merchandise? Do you feel that they consider you to be a thief when you walk into a store?
The stores that remove
the tags once you've paid for the item?
If ebook stores removed the DRM/watermarks/tags once you've paid for the item, then it'd be similar, but also would then be a non issue :P
Of course the analogy doesn't work because the items are different, physical vs digital, one is trivial to copy one isn't.