Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Kindle DRM Cracked – Books Now Transferrable

I first shared this with my Twitter followers and as I said then – this is big.  According to BGR, an Israeli programmer has cracked the DRM protection on Amazon e-Books making those books open to converting to PDF and of course transferable to other devices.

Kindle on Bookshelf

I have mixed feelings about this honestly because I fear it will cause publishers to be even more fearful of releasing their books as eBooks and make it more difficult for all eBook manufacturers.  On the other hand, it sure would be nice to be able to purchase an e-Book from any store and view that book on any e-Reader…

Read the full story at BGR and the forum thread with the complete (translated details) here