Plus, the fact that the books will come on some sort of proprietary cartridge eliminates the possibility of someone going out to a store, picking up a card reader, hooking it to their pc, and start copying and batch converting files. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Kitty Litter" <n8kl@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Sunday, March 26, 2006 11:33 AM Subject: [bct] Re: playback interview. 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.