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Subject: Amazon and DRM
Date Posted: 1/11/2012 4:04 PM ET
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Is there a way to tell if a book at Amazon has DRM before you buy it?  I'm asking for a friend and I honestly do not know the answer.

Date Posted: 1/11/2012 4:50 PM ET
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Found the answer on another forum.  Thanks!

Date Posted: 1/11/2012 6:33 PM ET
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Okay, what's DRM?

GAil

Date Posted: 1/11/2012 7:09 PM ET
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Digital Rights Management.  It's like a lock on your ebook's formatting which prevents it from being converted by Calibre into another format.