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Submission + - Why E-Books Will Soon Be Obsolete (gyrovague.com)

jpatokal writes: E-book digital rights management (DRM) gets a lot of press on Slashdot and rightly so, but the crippling brain damage of e-book formats and distribution extends much further than that. Charlie Stross recently predicted that e-readers like Kindle will be obsolete in 2-3 years, but will HTML5 and PDFs replace e-books themselves within five, and destroy the publishing industry as we know it in the process?
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Why E-Books Will Soon Be Obsolete

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