"In a piece titled "The Danger of E-books" (PDF), Stallman
bemoans the e-book's loss of freedoms that most of us take for
granted with physical books and places the blame on corporate
"Technologies that could have empowered us are used to chain us
instead," he said. "We must reject e-books until they respect our
freedom...E-books need not attack our freedom, but they will if
companies get to decide. It's up to us to stop them."