People: Why aren’t ebooks DRM free?
Because DRM, while flawed, is better than the current offered alternative, which is *no* money.
All books get pirated now. An author recently talked about how ONE torrent had 10x more downloads than book sales. And in a study of book pirates, most are affluent.
There is a pervasive culture of entitlement it writers’ free labor and you can’t be trusted because you are bad comrades.