Originally Posted by BoldlyDubious
Right. However I think that sharing books with your friends is not "piracy". It's the same thing I do with my paper books, and I don't feel like a pirate at all.
It's different if one starts giving away copies of her/his books to friends of friends of friends, but I don't do that and my proposed "social DRM" scheme actively pushes against this.
Well... it is piracy.
You are arguing that your scheme reduces piracy, when in fact all you are doing is redefining the word so that less things are included.