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I don't like piracy and I will never, ever use any product crippled with DRM. Therefore I read only public domain e books, and they're plenty. If everyone did the same, we'd get rid of this nonsense quickly. Don't encourage them by buying DRM'd ebooks.

Both O'Reilly and Pragmatic Programmers offer ebooks with no DRM, just watermarking. It might be harder to find commercial fiction ebooks without DRM, but DRM-free is the norm for technical books.


Manning and Sitepoint also offer DRM-free ebooks.

I have a Nook and I do not buy any books through B&N.com, only direct from technical publishers that are DRM-free and then load the epub file via USB. In fact I only turn my network connectivity on about once a month to update the clock on the device.


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