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Color Nook

On Dec 27, 2010, at 11:16 AM, Kent Borg wrote:
> hold together acid paper--but even those books can last decades. Now, in the case of DRM, books mostly lose the ability to store knowledge for a yet-to-come generation.

This is why the DMCA exception for text to speech conversion is an important step forward -- because "incidental" to the process is a book in an accessible, unencumbered format.  There are restrictions on what can be converted (I leave it to the reader to look them up -- it isn't hard) but even so it is an important step.

--Rich P.

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