In a nutshell: DRM's sole purpose is to maximize revenues by minimizing your rights and selling them back to you.The article goes on to illustrate this point with real world examples. One topic it does not broach, however, is how to reform DRM (or, in a prefect world, dismantle it) when those in charge of the content are also in charge of our rights. Any thoughts?
Monday, January 15, 2007
Why It's Not Called DPM - Digital Piracy Management
A quick post on this Monday holiday: A fantastic and succinct argument on why and how DRM has little to do with piracy from arstechnica: