D. Des Chene (goclenius) wrote,
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I only have eyes for you, Microsoft

A discussion of DRM (digital rights management) and what it might lead to: songs or movies that won’t even play on the device they were intended for. Imagine the possibilities if biotechnology reaches the point of implanting devices in your brain. “For your eyes only” will have a whole new meaning.
See David Berlind, “DRM technology has its first two major trainwrecks”, ZDNet 28 Oct 2005. This is one of a series of posts on DRM. Via Library Autonomous Zone. On Sony’s latest misadventure, see “Virus installed by music CD” at Philosophical Fortnights.
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