Matt Haughey on Digital Restrictions Management..

If you enjoyed (or hated) my piece on Apple and the Pirate Everyman, then you might find Matt Haughey’s piece on Digital Rights Restrictions Management interesting:

Whatever replaces Windows XP will be forever married to this type of technology. Sure, open file formats like ogg vorbis or mp3 will stick around, but Microsoft, movie studios, and the record industry will push Windows Media Player and Liquid Media formats as hard as they can, releasing their works only in formats with DRM baked in.

Addendum: And there’s another article over at Mac Musings called: Copyright, Common Sense and Fair Use which is not entirely disconnected from my thoughts on Apple’s lack (so far) of DRM…