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image DRM zealots are ever persistent in coming up with new reasons for us to hate their technology. Our two latest finds:

TBC to Mac Users: No Seinfeld for you, from Silicon Valley Insider. “Turner says the reason they’re not Mac-friendly is they use Microsoft’s DRM software to protect their valuable assets.” From making more money off the Jerry Seinfeld videos?

DRM sucks redux: Microsoft to nuke MSN Music DRM keys, from Ars Technica. “Customers who have purchased music from Microsoft’s now-defunct MSN Music store are now facing a decision they never anticipated making: commit to which computers (and OS) they want to authorize forever, or give up access to the music they paid for.”

Just why should e-book DRM be any different?

The good news: My sense is that major publishers are indeed starting to have second thoughts about DRM. As well they should! People want to own e-books for real. DRM, as always, remains both a lit and sales toxin.

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