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
    JEDIDIAH, 10 Mar 2011 @ 10:33am

    Get the Narn Bat Squad

    ...no. I just think you completely misjudge librarians as a group. This sort of thing is not out of character at all and there are plenty of librarians that are just as "tech geeky" as anyone here.

    They certainly understand and appreciate the implications of technology and politics as it applies to the dissemination of information.

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