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Sources of DRM Free EBooks?
« on: December 31, 2016, 02:21:47 PM »
If you buy books from Baen books, they are DRM Free.
I am wondering there are any other sources for legal DRM Free books?
Any publishers offer their books on their own website which are DRM Free?
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Re: Sources of DRM Free EBooks?
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2016, 07:10:10 PM »
If you buy books from Baen books, they are DRM Free.
I am wondering there are any other sources for legal DRM Free books?
Any publishers offer their books on their own website which are DRM Free?

I don't know about DRM, but there are a fair number of free books in the Kindle Store. Some are old books no longer under copyright, and some are the first in a series, offered free to get you interested in the series. I've found some good series that way. A lot of the old classics will be available in an expensive version, a one-dollar version, and a free version, perhaps with better editing and formatting in the pay versions.
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Re: Sources of DRM Free EBooks?
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2017, 04:38:54 PM »
My public library has e-books for loan.  MOBI, ebook, pdf, etc. Not all books come in all formats.
The loans are usually for 2 weeks, which is plenty time for an average book. 

I interact with my library for ebooks exclusively online, which is awesome.  Selection can be a bit limited, and it saddens me that the library stocks so many pot-boiler series and less Howard Zinn, but I can't argue with the price!

You download the book, put on the Kindle and it times out automatically in 2 weeks.