You are so full of it. I have been a member, purchased several books, and than stopped subscribing. A year later my books are still there for me to download again and I don't have to subscribe. From an audible faq You need to get your facts straight. Am I curcumventing audible drm, yeah I guess so. But I'm not putting my hand in their pocket and taking money from them. You are not borrowing a book. The person who sent the book to you still has it, and now you have a copy. Only one was paid for and it's not yours.