Librarians And Readers Against DRM [Updated]

from the pushing-back dept

HarperCollins recently announced it would limit library e-book checkouts to 26, after which said e-books "bought" and paid for by libraries would self-destruct. Some librarians I know were none too thrilled about this, and asked me to create a graphic to show it:

 

 
What ebout non-librarians who are against DRM? By popular demand, I modified the graphic for everyone:
 
 
These were produced for The Readers Bill of Rights for Digital Books, which encourages everyone to copy the images and spread the word.

 Update: we've added an Authors Against DRM graphic, again by popular demand (from authors).

 

 

Filed Under: drm, ebooks, librarians


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  1. identicon
    libelle, 10 Mar 2011 @ 6:55pm

    librarian here

    Hey I'm a librarian and I'm pretty against this. This is about preserving old power structures - something every old media company is trying to do - and retaining their power. My workplace is keen to invest in digital media for our users, but so far no one has really stepped up and offered something we can use. Traditionally, we're a small market so I suppose it's just not a priority.

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