Crowdfunded ebooks become copyright-free once they’ve reached their target

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Writers want their work to be read, but restrictive DRM ebooks are currently the only way to release a book digitally while ensuring they get remunerated for their effort. is a crowdfunding platform that enables authors to charge for their ebooks until they're happy enough to release them into the public domain. The site features three ways authors can make money from their work. The first two are fairly established models: authors either release their work for free and ask for donations from those who enjoyed it, or they ask fans to pledge money towards the creation of a…

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