Read more... What is e-book DRM, and How Does It Work? How does DRM work? Read more... Read more... It is better that we protect the content than to not protect it. A lack of protection means that bad guys can still gain access to the content we want to protect. This will lead to a higher cost to the writer and the bookseller. In case of e-books, authors and publishers have their content with the user. In case of music, authors and publishers own everything in the music. The user does not, because if the user gives away the right to the track, the creator has nothing else to sell, and no reason not to stop sharing. For example, for those albums which are protected by iTunes, we don't have to pay for the digital rights when we buy an album. But when it is released digitally through digital rights management, we must pay iTunes. This is the wrong approach to take. And, DRM won't fix the problem: there are too many copycats, which is what happens when you don't take care of the source! E-Book DRM Dec 14, 2023 — How can a computer program make it impossible for someone to copy my e-book? We believe that copyright law does not exist to protect consumers. By copyright law we mean a set of principles and traditions of international law developed over hundreds of years and embodied in the Copyright Act, United States, Title 17, Section 107. [...] For more information, visit our site: How is DRM used to stop people in the U.S. from copying e-books? — The Digital Rights Management (DRM) industry claims that it is in order to protect copyrighted material. This means, for example that publishers of e-books have a copyright in the e-books written by their authors. Thus, DRM is a way of protecting a file making it accessible only to the one who purchases it. It also makes it impossible for someone to copy the e-book file without the permission of the copyright owner. [...] What is e-book DRM, and Why Do Publishers Need It? May 31, 2023 — In 2023 the New York Times published a story about an encryption company that was developing a way to protect e-books.