Has Apple's iBooks Copy Protection Been Cracked?

DRM is always something of a cat-and-mouse game; every time an exploit is made public, DRM rights holders will try to cover the loopholes. It looks as though Apple's the latest to fall foul of DRM circumvention, with reports that the rights management around iBooks has been cracked. Macrumors reports on the circumvention method, which uses Requiem to bypass the DRM on purchased iBooks, allowing them to be used on other devices — or pirated outright. Which means, amongst other things, that we can expect an update to iBooks any time starting right now... [Macrumors]

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