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Fanfare New book out - shades recommended

Beautiful dust jackets and a bit of book history

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Katie-Ellen

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It has been discussed here before, I know. More than once. The spouse has a non-fiction project; a maritime database, many years of work in it, he is thinking of publishing as a download and was wondering how he could safeguard it against ebook piracy and I found this, not terribly reassuring article.

Experts here might be able to add further value...again.

Link dump follows: http://inkwelleditorial.com/prevent-ebook-theft
 

Marc Joan

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If it's a database, could he not sell time-limited. password-protected access to its contents? Then he keeps the database rather than giving it out in a piratable form, but subscribers get access to the data they want. I'm sure crooks could find their way around this too, but it might just make it too much trouble for them?
 

Katie-Ellen

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Thank you Marc. He wonders how easy that would be to do. Something for him to investigate, thank you :)
 

James Marinero

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Marc Joan 's suggestion is good. Also, maybe he could work through an academic publisher such as Wiley or Elsevier. They might be interested in picking it up.
 

Geoff

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Thanks Katie-Ellen, interesting article. I am not too familiar with e-junkie, but it sounds, if the writer is correct, to be a fairly secure product. Does anyone have experience of it?
 
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Fanfare New book out - shades recommended

Beautiful dust jackets and a bit of book history

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