Aug 08, 2003
The latest article on the subject of Internet book piracy.
Even if something’s sent out in old-school paper style, today’s scanners can quickly convert a whole book to a format that’s easily e-mailed or uploaded. That’s apparently how Harry Potter pirates got The Order of the Phoenix online, scanning every one of its 870 pages manually.
Editor’s Note: This isn’t specifically about HP, but it’s an interesting look at the issue in general.