Even the Wall Street Journal is against DRM

Media Companies Go Too Far in Curbing Consumers’ Activities by Walter Mossberg. The beauty of digital media is the flexibility, and that flexibility shouldn’t be destroyed for honest consumers just because the companies that sell them have a theft problem caused by a minority of people. Instead of using DRM to stop some individual from … Continue reading “Even the Wall Street Journal is against DRM”

Media Companies Go Too Far in Curbing Consumers’ Activities by Walter Mossberg.

The beauty of digital media is the flexibility, and that flexibility shouldn’t be destroyed for honest consumers just because the companies that sell them have a theft problem caused by a minority of people.

Instead of using DRM to stop some individual from copying a song to give to her brother, the industry should be focusing on ways to use DRM to stop the serious pirates — people who upload massive quantities of music and videos to so-called file-sharing sites, or factories in China that churn out millions of pirate CDs and DVDs.

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