With certain exceptions, HBO has developed a reputation for being protective of where and how its content goes digital. That makes Louis CK’s plans for a 2013 comedy special a slight jolt to the system, even though it’s not his first digital release linked to the channel. While HBO will get a first crack at airing the show, which will be recorded during Louis’ ongoing tour, the comedian now plans to post the production online a few months afterwards using the same successful formula that has become his calling card: $ 5, no DRM and no region restrictions. The offering doesn’t overhaul the industry, but it undoubtedly wrests control from the network as soon as the download link goes live. Think of Louis as making a small crack in cable TV’s content wall.
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…for use on a Kindle? I know there are some options out there, curious whether there are any major issues with formatting, transferring, etc. If I end up buying one of the new Kindles I'd love to be able to read books from my current collection of ePub books on it. Not a huge fan of the iPad's iBooks app, but at least it has native ePub support.
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I bought some songs off itunes, on windows xp, and then i upgraded to windows 7, backing up my computer in the process. I right clicked on one of the songs and clicked properties, I scrolled down and it says they arn’t protected, so are they DRM-free now? And I bought some songs off itunes on Windows 7 and they are still not protected. I want to know, because I’m getting a new phone and was wondering whether I can put my music on it if they are DRM-free. Thanks!Related Posts:
Hot on the heels of GOG.com’s recent deal with Activision to sell DRM-free classic games, a handful of additional Sierra titles are now available alongside Gabriel Knight.
This week, you’ve got the psycho-erotic thriller Phantasmagoria for $10 or a three-pack of Space Quest games – 4, 5, and 6 – also for $10.
That’s pretty much a must-buy for Space Quest fans. I can’t speak to Phantasmagoria as I think I played it for about five minutes when it was part of some Sierra collection CD and then said, “Whelp! Back to King’s Quest III.”
Here’s the Space Quest trailer if you’re on the fence for some reason.
Sierra Games [GOG.com via Joystiq]
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