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Hello ocn! So my wife is preordering a kindle fire for my birthday next month and I was hoping someone could explain something about amazons DRM for me since I could not find answers on amazons site. Is the kindle DRM similar to the Zune marketplace where you have to sync it to the internet so you can update the DRM certificate. Also is it possible to send books bought under my account on a flash drive and upload them to my kindle from a laptop that does not have internet access? The reason I am asking this I am deploying in a couple months and won't have internet access and I don't won't to go and have a brick I can't use. Thank you guys
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Is the kindle DRM similar to the Zune marketplace where you have to sync it to the internet so you can update the DRM certificate.
As far as I know, no.

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Also is it possible to send books bought under my account on a flash drive and upload them to my kindle from a laptop that does not have internet access?
Yes.

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DRM on the Kindle is locked to the device id which is pre-registered automatically on an account at Amazon when the Kindle is purchased. (The device id cannot easily be seen by the user.) ....
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Edited by Genzel - 10/19/11 at 12:21pm
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Awesome thank you for the information. I see now that my wife will need to unregister it from her account since she has preordered it for me under her account.
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It's also not hard to remove the DRM on the .azw files. I was able to figure out how to by googling around and finding a certain python script.
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