Those of you who have been following the world of P2P are quite familiar how the clamp down on music piracy got started. For a while, people did get away with downloading music illegally before the lawsuits started to emerge. Devices such as the Kindle are ebook pirates’ best friends. E-book publishers are now claiming that e-book piracy is undermining their profits. Of course, the fact that e-book prices remain quite high has not helped.
As the Daily Mail reports, pirating e-books is not that difficult as long as people do not have a moral issue with the practice:
With a Kindle there is pretty much no protection against pirated books. There are programs which can simply convert any piece of text into the proper format and it will show on your Kindle as if you had bought it