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  •  Kobo reader is more open (1+ / 0-)
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    Susan from 29

    You can get a Kobo reader - or not. The content you download from them is able to be displayed on any device that is capable: tablet, smartphone, desktop. Yes, they still have the same "we are selling you a license" baloney but it is a much more open environment.

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    by bobinson on Wed May 08, 2013 at 02:25:23 PM PDT

    •  And the independent booksellers who sell the (2+ / 0-)
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      bobinson, kurt

      Kobo are taking on Amazon and the big six publishers over DRM. I wrote about it earlier.

      The licenses are dictated by the publishers, regardless of platform. I have the Kobo software on my apple devices, as well as the Nook, Kindle and iBookstore. The only one I don't have yet is the Calibre.

      We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty - Edward R. Murrow

      by Susan Grigsby on Wed May 08, 2013 at 02:38:45 PM PDT

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