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Hacker Breaks Kindle's Proprietary E-Book Protection

• NewsFactor Network
Amazon's dominance of the e-book market with a proprietary format has been challenged by a copyright hack that allows its content to be shared. A hacker has even broken the format on Amazon's free Kindle for PC application. Breaking digital-rights management could force Amazon to follow Apple, Inc.'s lead and offer DRM-free content.