Surprises

by Mike Masnick




DRM Is Usless; Content Companies Should Give Up

from the so-they-say dept

Not quite the type of study you would expect to come out of Microsoft, but they've apparently thought through the whole file sharing business to its logical conclusion, and realized that any type of digital rights management is futile. Eventually, people will always get around them, and content providers will be forced to open up their content anyway. The only real question is how much money they're going to waste on lawyers up until they realize that.

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    Anonymous Coward, 21 Nov 2002 @ 9:10pm

    Now you tell us...

    This, brought to you by the same friendly folks who gave you Windows Product Activation, creatively burned CDs, ultra-formatted floppy drives and so on.

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