NLS will never allow these books to be released without DRM. Just because
they mentioned the codec doesn't mean you can go out and download some
software and expect to play these books. They will only play on their
machines or through their software. Read the in brief articles in recent
braill book review for more info.
NLS is playing to the lowest common denominator. Let's face it. If there are patrons who have yet to figure out the side selecter switch then they probably can't do CD's either. He is a government employee and therefore is told what he can and cannot say, if he has any personal opinions, he wouldn't say.