If you read some of the Kindle discussion groups, you'll see people complaining about "no backlighting", and then a few days/weeks later they will be lauding the fact that it has no backlighting.
DRM is not to prevent other files from being readable on the Kindle.
Amazon can do a lot of money only from selling kindle, like Apple does with the iPod.
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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