Originally Posted by Freeshadow
Watermarking is out there.
Polish publishers use it and AFAIR some said Dutch too.
In France too, a great many small publishers (and a few middle ones) did switch to Watermarks.
Trouble is : None of the big retailers DO manage watermarks, and thus need to "upgrade" the ebook's protection to full encryption based DRM to be in compliance with the Publisher's expressed need of "copyright protection".
But most smaller e-retailers DO manage Watermarks, with success.