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A Brief Note on “Piracy”

I have been wanting to read Howard Kaylan’s book Shell-Shocked (his autobiography) for some time now, but when it first came out it was only in paperback, and I’m trying not to buy dead-tree books unless I really know I’m … Continue reading

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Howto: Strip Adobe DRM in Debian GNU/Linux

Please note, before reading any further — the legality of anti-DRM tools varies from country to country. Do not do this if you live in one of those countries where it is illegal. There are plenty of guides to stripping … Continue reading

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Note To Publishers: DRM Costs You Money

I recently bought a cheap e-reader from Waterstone’s, and am very happy with it so far. I’ve been using it to read books from Project Gutenberg, papers from the Arxiv, ebooks from Baen, books by Charles Stross and so on. … Continue reading

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My Books Now Available For Kindle

I dislike the Kindle, for a variety of reasons, but it’s hugely popular and Amazon sold more ebooks than physical books last year on it, so I’ve made my books available that way. Please note, I do not have any … Continue reading

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Linkblogging For 13/03/10

Apologies for the radio silence for the last few days (Tilt, I’ll try to get that track to you at some point…) but I’ve been suffering from exhaustion – not just tiredness, but proper unable-to-function-in-any-coherent-way, barely-able-to-stand,unable-to-focus-the-eyes exhaustion – for the … Continue reading

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