Microsoft announces it will shut down ebook program and confiscate its customers' libraries / Boing Boing

peter.suber's bookmarks 2019-04-03


"Microsoft has a DRM-locked ebook store that isn't making enough money, so they're shutting it down and taking away every book that every one of its customers acquired effective July 1.

Customers will receive refunds.

This puts the difference between DRM-locked media and unencumbered media into sharp contrast...."


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Date tagged:

04/03/2019, 13:47

Date published:

04/03/2019, 09:47