Macmillan science fiction and fantasy imprint Tor/Forge will make all of its e-books digital rights management software-free by July, the company announced today. From the Tor.com blog (Tor/Forge E-book Titles to Go DRM-Free):
Tom Doherty Associates, publishers of Tor, Forge, Orb, Starscape, and Tor Teen, today announced that by early July 2012, their entire list of e-books will be available DRM-free.
“Our authors and readers have been asking for this for a long time,” said president and publisher Tom Doherty. “They’re a technically sophisticated bunch, and DRM is a constant annoyance to them. It prevents them from using legitimately-purchased e-books in perfectly legal ways, like moving them from one kind of e-reader to another.”
Read more at Tor.com.