book2book

  booktrade.info

Search Booktrade.info:  


Monday 29th December

Book2book Home Book Trade News Trade Announcements Bestseller Lists About Booktrade.info

Tor founder on publishing without DRM

Posted at 7:04AM Friday 30 May 2014

Two years ago, Tor Books, the largest sf publisher in the world (and publisher of my own books) went DRM-free; yesterday, Tor's founder and publisher Tom Doherty took to the stage to explain why he dropped DRM from his books.

boingboing.net




Get book trade news by email

Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just £3 a month. Click on the Subscribe button below to sign up now

Find out more


Search the news archive:
 






More Feature Items

Authors Are Now Judged By Their Twitter Followers, And It's A World Gone Mad
www.theguardian.com

Isn't there a world to value authors beyond the social media shortcuts?

75 Notable Translations Of 2014
www.worldliteraturetoday.org

Literary translation again filled the news in 2014

Digital Content Trends For 2015
www.theguardian.com

Content will be better targeted and more personal

Battling The Homogenization Of Books
www.bookbusinessmag.com

Books have situational value

On French And German Attitudes To Book Prices
publishingperspectives.com

Why different countries' attitudes to their book industries – notably book prices – can lead one down such different roads

The Bestseller Effect
www.thedominoproject.com

People start to read a book because other people are reading it.

Account Sign-In

Most Popular Stories

  1. Sci-Fi Writer Signs On As 'Chief Futurist' For Secretive Startup
  2. The Memory Book Crowned Lovereading Readers' Choice Book Of The Year 2014
  3. Thirsty? Go To A Library, Not A Coffee Shop
  4. Abe Books Reveals The Most Expensive Used Books It Sold In 2014
  5. Experts Demand Urgent Overhaul Of England's Public Library Service
  6. Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship 2015 Open For Applications
  7. John Dos Passos Prize For Literature
  8. Amazon, Macmillan Make Peace Over Book Pricing
  9. E-readers – The Race To The Bottom
  10. Wal-Mart Looks To Step Up Competition With Amazon As It Considers Buying Nook