Amazon can do a lot of money only from selling kindle, like Apple does with the iPod.
The Kindle has many flaws, but it does allow you to read a few different non-DRM formats.
Non-DRM Mobi books, like free e-books found online in Mobi format, or files you convert to Mobi files, are already supported on Kindle.
The Kindle DRM wasn't hacked to REMOVE the DRM from Kindle purchases, but added to other books so that they too could be read on the Kindle.
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