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Old 08-19-2008, 10:31 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by nekokami View Post
Since the DRM of EPUB is unspecified, they'll have a special version tied to the Kindle DRM servers.
I think you are quite right. Amazon wants device and vendor lock in. You read on a Kindle, and you buy your content from them.

If they can maintain that lock in, they have no particular need to add ePub support, however. If you can only read DRM protected content from Amazon, you're stuck with their format. I doubt the majority of the market Amazon aims at knows or cares about the variety of ebook formats out there. They just want to download current titles in electronic format and read them on their device. If they can do that, they're happy.
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