DRM Screws People Yet Again: Book DRM Data Breach Exposes Reporters’ Emails And Passwords

Mike Masnick writes: I have a few different services that report to me if my email is found in various data breaches, and recently I was notified that multiple email addresses of mine showed up in a leak of the service NetGalley. NetGalley, if you don’t know, is a DRM service for books, that is regularly used by authors and publishers to send out “advance reader” copies (known around the publishing industry as “galleys.”) It appears that NetGalley announced the data breach back in December on Christmas Eve, meaning it’s likely that lots of people missed it. Read more on TechDirt.DataBreaches.netRead More