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Well, according to this blog, it says Bill C-11 (Copyright Modernization Act, which amends the existing provisions of the Copyright Act) has made it illegal to break DRM in Canada. An excerpt from the actual Bill C-11 (Section 1f): Bill C-11 prohibits the circumvention of any access control installed on a work, performer’s performance fixed in a sound ...


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That's going to vary by the library system. Not all library chains support lending ebooks. My local library system only started that in the last few years. Even with the system that's available, there's only a finite number of titles available, and a limited number of copies per title. My local library also lends out Kobo e-reader devices. My local library ...


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The downloadLibrary (powered by Overdrive) allows me to use my local library card (or anyone with a library card to certain Southern Ontario libraries) to access ebooks and put books on hold. Various smart devices and dedicated ereaders are supported.


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You should read through the license agreement for the books, but it is probably the case that you don't own the books after get them, you just have the right to use them. And there are restrictions on what you can do with them and removing the DRM is probably not within your rights. Just like you can pimp your own car, something you cannot do with a rental. ...


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In iTunes, there is an option to "Gift this book". With the Mac version of iTunes, the "Buy Book" button that is directly below the cover art for the book in the upper left side of the page has a popup menu accessed by clicking on the down arrow on the far right of the button. "Gift this book" is the first option on that menu. You would need an iTunes ...


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Amazon.ca can't gift ebooks to Canadians but Amazon.com can.


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