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Digital Books: Digital FAIL?

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

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This week I had a lively conversation about Amazon’s recent Kindle mobile phone announcement with Wiley Author Reto Meier. I invited Reto to share his thoughts with readers on why he believes digital books have a very long way yet to go. The future of publishing may be digital, but costly Kindles and eBooks on iPhones [...]

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Social DRM: How Much is Too Much Information?

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

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I have been thinking about the concept of Social DRM for e-books a bit more lately. It’s a model I believe can work, but I wonder how much is too much information to embed. I think a watermark containing something like “This e-book prepared especially for John Doe (jdoe@jdoe.com)” is perfectly acceptable. But, does [...]

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It’s OK - We’re Good Pirates

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

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What? According to Karen Croxson, digital piracy may help companies. As a new-media minded person working in a traditionally old-media world I am a little conflicted here. I am coming around to Chris Anderson’s Free mantra, and I absolutely believe my industry had better move a hell of a lot faster to adapt to [...]

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