Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Three New Editions in Sony Reader Family - decent hardware but SonyDRM fragments market

Three New Editions in Sony Reader Family | e-Bookvine

Of course Sony is using its own flavour of DRM on ePub books so they cannot be transferred to other systems. There are now three major ePub DRM systems out there --  essentially that means there are three versions of ePub. This can cripple the open ePub format thus opening the way for the standardization on proprietary formats like Amazon's AZW.