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Amazon accused of closing and wiping Kindle account, reminding us we don't own DRM content

Amazon accused of closing and wiping Kindle account, reminding us we don't own DRM content

There's a story going around about Amazon closing someone's account and wiping her Kindle of all its content, without offering any specific information or recourse. It's a single-sourced story, and Amazon's side hasn't and may not be heard, but it serves as a powerful cautionary tale for users of any DRM (digital rights management) wrapped online content provider, including Apple's...

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Apple VP of iWork Roger Rosner rumored to head up digital textbook development

Apple VP of iWork Roger Rosner rumored to head up digital textbook development

The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple’s iWork VP Roger Rosner has been charged to lead Apple's entry into the digital textbook arena. According to people familiar with the matter, Mr. Rosner—Apple's vice president for productivity applications, in charge of its iWork document, spreadsheet and presentation software—is closely involved in developing the new digital-textbook service...

Chris Parsons 1