Audiobooks: Is DRM a Thing of the Past?

August 2008
Book Publishing Report;Aug2008, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the issue concerning the announcement of Random House Audio that its partners are no longer required to use digital rights management (DRM) when selling audiobooks via digital download. It states that proponents to the use of DRM argue that the move of Random House is grounds for increased piracy. Random House's decision was implemented following its experiment with eMusic.com, which sells downloadable audiobook files that are DRM-free.


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