‘Amazon Kindle and Sony Reader locked up: Why your books are no longer yours’
March 21, 2008 | 2:28 pm
So, as folks are wondering, what happens when all your books exist only as bits inside a $20-a-month Google locker? Meanwhile is it misleading and perhaps even legally unenforceable for e-stores to say they’re “selling” you a DRMed file? Scholars are debating such issues, although in the end, I suspect, corporate executives’ political donations will settle all—unless, of course, Larry Lessig can somehow turn things around.