In The News: DRM nightmare: After recent upgrade, Kobo customers report losing Sony books from their libraries

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It is laughably easy to get around DRM in eBooks. Not only does it not deter would be pirates, DRM punishes those who purchase titles legally. Case in point – the most recent episode of legal users loosing purchases from their libraries after an upgrade courtesy of Sony and Kobo. This also brings up another issue with electronic goods. You don’t technically own them, you “rent” them. Again punishing the legal users. Sound off your thoughts in the comments below.  Chris Meadows at Teleread reports.

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DRM nightmare: After recent upgrade, Kobo customers report losing Sony books from their libraries

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