Hackers claim to crack Kindle copyright

A not-so-merry holiday gift for Amazon.com: hackers say they’ve successfully cracked copyright protections on the company’s Kindle eReader, making it possible to export eBooks to other devices, CNET reports. One hack reportedly resulted from a Kindle DRM challenge issued on Israeli forum Hacking.org. On that site, an Israeli hacker known as Labba claims to have created a tool that lets eBooks stored on the Kindle be transferred as PDF files.

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