Originally Posted by kjk
Again, it is the fallout of which DRM'ed solution becomes dominant that is the main concern for those who are buying now. (not necessarily MobileRead users, but the more general buyers). There are bound to be unhappy orphaned devices.
I disagree. Non-MR users probably don't care about DRM as long as they can get the books they want cheap and easy. I think the confusing part for non-techies is that they see the color screens and want them NOW, but also don't want to wait to buy a reader.