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March 23, 2005

Longhorn and DRM

If you don't like TivoToGo and its DRM technology (copyright protection), you're really not going to like the next version of the Windows OS codenamed Longhorn, at least according to eHomeupgrade's article, "The Broadcast Flag is Nothing Compared to What Microsoft Has in the Works for DRM".

Thank goodness DRM technology wasn't available when they invented toilet paper, or we'd have to type in a password before use for fear that we might use it to scribble copyrighted Walt Whitman poems.

(Hat Tip: Digital Media Thoughts Newsletter)

Posted on March 23, 2005

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