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Re: DRM Deeply Flawed

__/ [ M ] on Tuesday 28 March 2006 16:35 \__

> "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:e0adp9$h4t$2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Researcher: DRM Has Deep Flaws
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | DRM won't protect the music and film industries from illegal file
>> | sharing, researcher says.
>> |
>> | Digital rights management (DRM) technology has deep flaws despite the
>> | hope of content providers that encrypted files will deter illegal
>> | file sharing, a computer security researcher said Monday.
>> `----
>>        http://pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,125227,00.asp
> Anyone in favour of DRM only has to take a visit to their local car boot to
> see how effective it is.
> Music and Film industries seem hell bent on banging their heads again this
> particular brick wall, and don't appear likely to change anytime soon.
> Regards,
> M

If you can watch/listen to it, it's out. It's a cat out of the bag, that will
sooner or later be captured and then distributed without the shackles. Apple
are trying to comply with demands of the brands in attempts to drive prices
down. In turn, they punish some innocent users and achieve nothing. The
industry will wake up to realise that CD/DVD sales continue to slide.
People's iPods will be loaded up with pirated data, largely. It's all just a
big fat placebo.

Best wishes,


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