Ebook news digest: Internet improves writing, travel can be political, two approaches to travel writing

Tavira, Portugal: a non-digital nomad in a park
A writer taking notes in a park in Algarve, Portugal

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Is the Internet Making Writing Better?

The New Yorker examines linguist Gretchen McCulloch’s new book “Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language”. The review concludes: Yes, the … Read the Story

EU country Portugal has banned the use of DRM in ebooks in certain cases

Portugal may not be a forerunner of digital media business within the European Union, but Portugal’s lawmakers have taken a significant step towards consumer friendly digital media and ebooks. Portugal has banned the use of Digital Rights Management (DRM) technology in … Read the Story