Dec 19, 2008

Giz Explains: Everything You Wanted to Know About DRM

Gizmodo does a fine job of explaining the difference between copy protection and DRM. Plus you get a handy guide to DRM for all media types.

Digital rights management is copy protection's sniveling, more invasive cousin—it isn't designed simply to make it harder to steal content like straightforward copy protection—you thieving bastard you—but to control exactly how and when you use media.

Like my friend Volker says, "Repeat after me, DRM is bad for the customer."

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