Macmillan Parent Company Holtzbrinck Abandons DRM in Germany (The Digital Reader) Holtzbrinck is the parent company of Macmillan (which operates in the US, UK, and Australia), and in Germany it owns a number of publishers, including Droemer Knaur, Argon, Kiepenheuer & Witsch, Rowohlt and S. Fischer. According to my sources, all of Holtzbrinck’s German publishers […]
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I hope our UK-based readers acted quickly because your short-lived rule allowing you to legally rip personal CDs for backup reasons just evaporated. A bit of history for those of you in the US, who are still able to legally back up your CD purchases. Until last October, it was completely illegal in the UK. […]