WH Smith automatically adding DRM to DRM-free ebooks, but there’s an interim solution while they fix it
The UK Bookseller WH Smith has been experiencing some kind of bug in its ebook store, whereby it adds DRM to all of the Kobo ebooks it sells, even the ones that are supposed to be DRM-free (like mine). Apparently, this is a metadata-parsing issue. I spoke to my agent and publisher, and WH Smith/Kobo came up with a good workaround while they fix the bug:
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Ken Macleod, author of The Cassini Division and The Execution Channel