[linux-elitists] LOCAL California 14th district: Rep. Eshoo conference call

Seth David Schoen schoen@loyalty.org
Sun Apr 28 00:22:08 PDT 2002


Andrew L33tsmith writes:

> > If 16 large companies (let's say 9 major tech companies and 7 movie
> > studios) reached a compromise and then they all _wanted_ mandatory
> > DRM, would she still oppose it?
> 
> How on earth did such a scenario come to be?  I could see the movie companies, 
> sure, but how did the tech companies rationalize the price increase across 
> the board?

It mostly has to do with the threat of legislation they didn't help
write.

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