July 27, 2001

Free Dimitry? Free information? Free everything?

Author: JT Smith

Kelly McNeill of OSOpinion writes: "With a few clicks of a mouse and some words to the crowd at DefCon, Russian software programmer Dimitry Sklyarov destroyed Adobe's plans for the eBook. Adobe Software had created the eBook software as a means for book publishers to translate and distribute books in a secure digital format. The Adobe eBook was vying to become a new standard in digital publishing, allowing publishers and authors to protect their investment and financially benefit from books that could be read on a laptop, PDA or other digital device."


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