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Event on Saturday to get DRM out of the Boston Public Library [Feb. 7th, 2008|11:04 am]
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DefectiveByDesign.org has announced an action against libraries that support DRM on their collections. Boston locals can join them this Saturday from 1pm to 3pm at the Boston Public Library's main branch, and non-locals are encouraged to stage an action against their own library if it's using DRM.

Read story at Digg

(I'll be there.)

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From: scolford
2008-02-08 02:41 pm (UTC)

Re: Libraries could provide alternative links.

Thanks for the pat on the back, Don! You'll actually find many links to alternate sources for digital text, audio, and video on our website. These sources, like LivriVox and the Internet Archive make available works in the public domain, so they don't require any DRM. Take a look:

Thanks for the pat on the back, Don! You'll actually find many links to alternate sources for digital text, audio, and video on our website. These sources, like LivriVox and the Internet Archive make available works in the public domain, so they don't require any DRM. Take a look:

http://www.bpl.org/electronic/ebook.asp
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