‘The freedom of not owning books’: Orwellian defense of Kindle-style DRM
June 29, 2009 | 12:48 am
“Ownership isn’t a panacea, especially in an age of information abundance. Will I be concerned if the Kindle dies and books I’ve read on it become inaccessible on that platform? Not really. If I want to read them again, there will be plenty of alternative ways in the future. And my bookshelves long ago stopped being my collection of known facts and resources.” – Kent Anderson, in The Scholarly Kitchen.
The TeleRead take: Raw red meat to start the week. Have at it, gang. Here’s a head start.