This board is an open forum to discuss an emerging industry, Digital Rights Management, its' players and their: positions, progess, pitfalls and impacts. Of course, The $$$$$ potential of it all is on topic and barnyard animals are included.
The Mother Of Invention by Necessity is its' own Computer Software Industry. An incestuous relationship indeed, DRM software has been equated to a metaphoric Cure for Cancer and accused of representing all that is Draconian. Does that mean all that is Draconian is the Cure for Cancer? Or incest is best kept in the family?
Currently, Global scrutiny of DRM is being tested in a number of Courts, Parliments and Legislatures reaching conclusions as varied as the cultures struggling with the issues. Of course, opportunities and challenges for Producers, Protectors, Artists and Consumers of Digital Content shall be downloaded guidance.
All wishing to steer the New World Order, those who just want to make $$$$$ off it and last but not least, anyone feeling divinly inspired to scream, bleat, crow, moo, cluck, roar or bitch about it......
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All posts on this board should be construed as the humble opinion of the poster and may or may not contain bias, half truths and doctored quotes from outside sources. Furthermore, forward and backward looking statements are encouraged. Finally, message #20 is linked to an excellent, objective and well thought overview of the "big picture" (DRM included). Much food for thought. Musicunited.org conveys a compelling message as well.