September 30, 2014

Largest Publisher in the Netherlands Removes DRM From eBooks

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From The Bookseller:

De Arbeiderspers/A W Bruna, the largest publisher in the Netherlands, has removed DRM from its e-books for the first time.

All of the publisher’s e-books, aside from those sold via the iBooks store, will be sold with a watermark attached rather than any DRM system.

Without Adobe DRM attached, customers will be able to download their e-books on to any device, including phones, tablets and dedicated e-readers. People will also be able to share books.

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Here is the Complete News Release from Bruna (Translation via Google Translate)

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