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The Kindle is already able to read more than just Amazon DRMed content, it can handle a number of formats.

The Kindle only allows the reading of Amazon DRM-protected content.

Granted the PDF converter seems to have some trouble with graphics PDF's, but for books the converter works very well.

There are converters available from Amazon and/or Mobi for pdf and doc files.


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Hearst Interactive Backing Kindle-Like E-Book Reader Startup FirstPaper (CBS News)

Hearst Interactive, the digital media investment arm of Hearst Corp, is incubating a Kindle-like e-book reader, paidContent.org has learned, and the separate venture is called FirstPaper. The stealth startup is based in Palo Alto and New York City. It is developing this device based on Linux and will have some variation of Mozilla browser or its underlying technology (XUL) in it. Some hints ... ...link to new window


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