Category Archives: DRM

Bookmark for the “Used e-book, slightly foxed”

In “Used e-book, slightly foxed,”¬†Nicholas Carr ponders Amazon’s widely reported patent on a method allowing the resale or giving of ebooks and other digital objects. Matthew Kirschenbaum might dispute Carr’s view that there is no difference between the new and … Continue reading

Posted in DRM, Ebooks, Future of the Book, History of the Ebook, Social Reading | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

An E-Reader Annotation Mini-Manifesto

Teleread and an employee of Readmill have begun a bookmarkable conversation about an important feature of books that must translate into the digital world: ¬†shareable annotations. To share annotations in a print book, you have to lend the book or … Continue reading

Posted in Copyright, DRM, e-Incunabula, Future of the Book, Libraries, Social Reading | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment