01-08-2013 01:34 - edited 01-10-2013 02:23
Starting January 15th, Lulu will discontinue support for Adobe Digital Rights Management. For more information about why Lulu will no longer offer DRM, please read this blog post by our COO, Tom Bright: Lulu Says Goodbye to DRM.
The schedule below outlines how this will affect DRM-protected eBooks published in the Lulu Marketplace for both authors and readers.
January 15, 2013
March 12, 2013
June 11, 2013
Please keep in mind that if your eBooks are also available through distribution outlets such as the iBookstore and Barnes & Noble they include encryption applied by the retailer. If your eBook is set to Private Access status, it will continue to be available for purchase on the retail sites you selected when submitting your eBook for distribution.
Important Note: If you have Public Domain or French language eBooks in distribution through Lulu, please read this important announcement: Distribution Policy Update for Public Domain and French eBooks