Why MSFT should abandon DRM

Cory Doctorow gave a talk today at Microsoft regarding why he feels that DRM is bad. There are three overall themes, first is that DRM is an end run around copyright law, and that all these schemes plus anticircumvention laws allows content distributers to invent new “law“. The second is that DRM is harmfull to pretty much everyone. The third is that copyright law has always in the past adapted to the new technological reality, not the otherway around.


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