Can I ask questions about removing Digital Rights Management (DRM)? I'm aware the legality of this may be debatable.

Context: I've bought a paper book, but after more than 3 weeks I'm still waiting. I need the book in preparation for a deadline that is coming up soon, so I intend to buy the ebook. Sources for the ebook that I can find are in EPUB format with DRM from Adobe Digital Editions, which apparently does not work (well) on my Linux computer, which means I cannot (properly) read the ebook unless I remove DRM first. There may be ways to do that, but would asking so be on-topic on this site? I have read removing DRM may be illegal in some places, which might make it off-topic, but in my humble opinion my intended use case is entirely ethical.

  • Under the circumstances, I have no issue with this, but I've marked this as featured in hopes to bring attention to the question. We can let the rest of the community weigh in.
    – Jason Down Mod
    Commented Mar 13, 2020 at 21:21
  • The servers of this site might be located in places where this is a crime (i.e. USA).
    – Nobody
    Commented Apr 13, 2020 at 17:40


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