TITLE

Audiobooks: Is DRM a Thing of the Past?

PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;Aug2008, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
34057494

 

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