Fair use, privacy and DRM (and interoperability) from Siggraph

“The problem with DRM now is that we have no interoperability. When iTunes consumers realize that they just spent all this money and then a new gadget comes out from Sony or Microsoft or Samsung . . . I think there is going to be a revolt when they realize they will not be able to transfer that content to that device. Protect content, but make it transferable,” said Singer.

His main argument for digital rights management was that it allows consumers greater choice in how they consume content.

“When I think of DRM I think of enabling new offerings to the consumer.

Read this article on C|Net.  More “DRM” from this blog and from the Whats New Media Wiki

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