There is no way to stop people from stealing. Humans have been stealing since well before computers came around, and they’ll never stop (at least not in our lifetimes). It’s better to let go of the idea of stopping it and figure out ways to work around it.
Theft is an unstoppable force. If you see a car speeding towards you and you want to live, you don’t think of how to stop the car, you just get the hell out of the way.
The rich suburban kid buying the $26 shirt is the same one that is going to be able to buy the DRM free music, while the people in a less financially position will be forced to choose DRM burdened music. Read more [...]
If you buy music on iTunes it is what forces you to authorize each computer that plays your music. Personally, DRM-less music what would get me buying music from iTunes— and I am sure that I'm not alone here. Read more [...]
Well it's official now HD DVD can be made clean. It was already defeated a while ago by some hacker in Canada named "Muslix64," but now there is commercial software available that will allow folks to backup their HD DVD's and make them playable on hardware that isn't DRM-friendly. Read more [...]
Looking at the news we can see that just recently movie studios came out saying that they want to impose heavier limits on iTunes store movies (there are already some pretty crappy restrictions), people have a good reason to think they are greedy. Read more [...]