Thursday, September 14, 2006

An article on DRM

Here's an article that uses plain English to explain copyright's historical origins and reasonings, why we have copyright problems in this day and age, and what's wrong with the software copy-protection fad of the last 5 years or so:

Read it, and be wiser.

Among other things, I blame the Digital Millenium Copyright Act, which makes it illegal to teach others how to circumvent copy-protection, while saying nothing of teaching others how to make explosives.

Also thanks to this page for helping me to remove the (read ...) links from posts that have nothing more to read.

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