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Topic: Any eBook publishing service out there?
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 109750
From: jann
Date: 4/16/2004 09:35 AM

We've had some enquiries about using DRM to secure some PDF books, so that they can be 'sold' on the web.

The Adobe site talks a lot about DRM and Content Server, but I can't see any list of vendors who offer DRM / CS facilities to individual users and obviously a small business doesn't want to fork out for CS itself.

Is there anyone out there at the moment who can a) take a PDF and DRM it, then b) put it on their site as a paid for item, taking a cut of the money and passing the rest back to the PDF owner? I've looked through the 4 vendors mentioned and none of them mention Publishing your own item, only buying someone elses...

The sales volume is likely to be pretty low, say 500 units max., per item (max 10 items, each of btw 5 and 50 pages)


p.s. by the way, too bad if you did want to order Content Server ... the Order link on the CS page takes you off to purchase Acrobat Pro instead...

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