Libraries on Nova Scotia’s South Shore are boycotting Random House, one of the world’s largest book publishers, due to its e-book pricing demands. The publisher is charging as much as three times as much for downloadable book as for a print version.
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Jamie Love of KEI has an important post on how Random House has turned off text-to-speech in all its Kindle editions in the United States.
BoingBoing points to a Publishers Weekly article on Simply Audiobooks, a Toronto-based audiobook seller that will offer more than 5,000 Random House audiobooks without DRM.
Random House and other leading book publishers have announced that they are dropping DRM for their audiobook sales. Random House experimented with DRM-free audiobooks in the fall on eMusic and could not find a single instance where a DRM-free book later appeared on a P2P system.