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This weekend you better read those ebooks you bought from Microsoft – because they'll be dead come early July

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Re: What happens to the authors?

Good question. Consider that if you had sold a DRM-free copy of that book (after e.g. making the user agree not to copy it and watermarking it) you would have that money in your pocket regardless of what Microsoft does here.

DRM-free media works in the interests of authors too. DRM-free media mainly works against the interests of the large publishing houses that hoard content.

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