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Old 08-14-2010, 07:44 PM   #1
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Hello!! I have the iPad and the prs-600. I have been researching on here a lot over the last 10 months. I hate the drm on the books. I have done the research and let's just say I can buy from Amazon, Sony, or Barnes and Noble, and it doesn't matter. I have been looking at course smart and I despise their business model. They are going to charge me $65 for a book and I only get to use it for 6 months!! If I want to download it, it is only useable on one machine?!?! I have acquired every book that I have in a legal fashion. I have paid $12 for the ebook of a $8 paperback. That alone aggravates, but then to give me less flexibility too..... Now, to defeat drm on iBooks and course smart! I have no problem paying $65 for the ebook version of a textbook if I get to keep it. But no, these arses are wanting to turn books into subscriptions. NEVER!
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Old 08-14-2010, 11:50 PM   #2
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Old 08-15-2010, 04:13 AM   #4
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Old 08-15-2010, 04:19 AM   #5
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Good to have your company, Elfigalaxie. I agree, a book rental system -- especially at that price -- is as absurd as it is unfair. Best wishes. Neil
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Old 08-15-2010, 04:37 AM   #6
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Old 08-15-2010, 08:19 AM   #7
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Old 08-15-2010, 11:16 AM   #8
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Old 08-15-2010, 11:26 AM   #9
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welcome I agree about the DRM. I'm sure publishers will figure out that DRM hurts them more in lost sales than the perceived piracy they think they are thwarting.
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