Digital Rights Management (DRM) is a security measure placed on digital material to prevent people from making unauthorized copies of copyrighted material. The problem that occurs, though, is that people comfortable with printed books that have made the shift to ebooks find that DRM protections prevent them from using ebooks the way they currently use printed books.
Read Julia Sherred’s GeekMom post about why Tor/Forge Books are going DRM-free.
By Gina Clifford
Gina Clifford is the founder and publisher for SpottyBanana. She is a child-led, project-based learning advocate, an online communications manager for a Fortune 500 company, and a TEDx Organizer. Gina enjoys sharing resources, ideas, news, and voices that prompt readers to ‘think differently’ about education and learning.