Proprietary ebook formats versus DRM

Micah made this here statement on Twitter the other day, articulating neatly what a lot of us have been thinking for a while now: It is not random that Amazon does not use EPUB. Consumers dislike DRM, but are all right with proprietary formats. -- Micah (@micahsb) [August 17, 2013]( Very true. It’s something that has bothered me for years and years. I spent years arguing against the use of proprietary formats in interactive media academia (they were unnaturally fond of what was then Macromedia Director).