On Thursday 05 April 2007, Conyers, Dwayne wrote: > Bottom line... anything electronic can be accessed. The only benefit of > locks (like DRM) is that they keep honest people honest. thanks guys for the friendly warnings - obviously DRM is not meant for anyone without a bank account like NewsCorp or Viacom. I merely represent a successful fellow who wants to self-publish a few ebooks for $9.95, not a multi-tentacled conglomerate. Although the Lulu.com stuff does seem to be the little guy's best hope. In any case, the client now thinks a simple expiring download key and the honor system will suffice.