Originally Posted by frahse
Anything that impedes piracy in any form is in net sum a good thing.
Yes, the methods do have warts and thorns, but they do help authors.
If it does not lead to an increase in sales then it is a waste of time, effort, and money.
Simply removing a pirated ebook from a pirate site does not guarantee that the people who would have downloaded it will instead go buy it. Paying for a service which goes around and gets that ebook taken down is a waste of money.