Publishers at The E-Book Starting Gate
--Content is readable only by registered users logging on with the correct password.
---Content is never downloaded; it is stored on the sellers' server. Access is monitored.
--Content is unlocked only by a software "key" that the purchaser buys.
Getting tied up in knots over this issue? Don't forget: Your print books today are not 100 percent protected; anyone with a photocopy machine or an OCR scanner can pick up the information in a print book, many speakers pointed out.