Macmillan’s Tor/Forge to Sell DRM-Free E-Books by July

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 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.”


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