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HP is ditching its bait-and-switch printer DRM — but only for LaserJets

One of the affected HP LaserJet printers. | Image: HP

Last May, I told you how HP’s bestselling printer can lock you to the company’s own subscription ink for life, with no way to cancel, with its dastardly HP Plus scheme. But HP has decided to remove those shackles from future laser printers, at least.

“We will no longer be offering HP+ on any LaserJet series products moving forward,” spokesperson Nick Lucido tells The Verge.

Druckerchannel reports that HP is also quietly discontinuing all of its budget “e”-series LaserJet printers that straight-up mandated an HP Plus subscription, and HP confirms it’s discontinuing its Instant Ink subscription for laser printer toner as well. (Existing customers shouldn’t be affected.) But HP’s e-series inkjet printers (like the one I wrote about) and…

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