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Some E-Books Are More Equal Than Others
Aaaaand here's why I won't be paying for any DRMed ebooks. PDF for me baby!
kindle  amazon  drm  ebooks  orwell 
july 2009 by andrewducker
Online Activation: The Noose Tightens
An EA rep explains to users that if they get banned from the forums, their game account will be banned as well. Which will lock them out of all of their games which require activation.
gaming  drm 
october 2008 by andrewducker
Talking To Pirates
A developer talks to Pirates and outlines the reasons why they don't buy games.
piracy  videogames  drm  software  games 
august 2008 by andrewducker
Microsoft to nuke MSN Music DRM keys
This is why I will not pay for DRMed music. From anyone. Ever.
audio  copyright  law  microsoft  music  drm 
april 2008 by andrewducker
All Major Labels to Stream Free Music Free on Last.fm
Jesus Christ. First they all o to selling MP3s via Amazon, now this. What the hell happened in the brains of the music people??? I declare victory!
music  mp3  DRM  internet 
january 2008 by andrewducker
The Future of Reading (A Play in Six Acts)
Dissection of the new Amazon e-book reader and what's terribly, terribly wrong about it
technology  censorship  copyright  culture  drm  future  hardware  satire  publishing 
november 2007 by andrewducker
Steve Jobs Announces (some) DRM-free iTunes
Interesting development. I'm looking forward to see how this ones pans out.
music  drm  technology  apple 
april 2007 by andrewducker
BBC explains decision to go with Microsoft DRM
Aaand the reason is legal, not technical. Because apparently the BBC's rights ownership is a twisty turny maze of contracts, all unlike the next...
business  drm  TV  technology  copyright 
february 2007 by andrewducker
RIAA states that copying CDs to your iPod isn't fair use
Which, I'm sure, will make them all sorts of friends.
drm  law 
february 2006 by andrewducker
Illegal prime numbers
Prime numbers that are illegal, because they translate into knowledge forbidden by law
drm  law  software 
november 2005 by andrewducker
French court bans DRM for DVDs
They decided that copying a DVD for your own use was a reasonable thing to be able to do, and DRM stopped that happening and was therefore illegal. Yay!
france  rights  digital  dvd  drm 
april 2005 by andrewducker

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