[linux-elitists] DRM and user rights

Seth David Schoen schoen@loyalty.org
Tue Dec 30 16:31:39 PST 2003

Don Marti writes:

> (_Consumer Reports_, for example, is amazingly, blissfully unaware
> of the functionality that DRM takes away from devices it reviews.
> Watching CR review media devices is like watching cattle review
> slaughterhouse ramps for non-slip planks and secure guardrails.
> I'm surprised EFF hasn't sent at least a small clue their way.)

Consumers Union has recently invited several other organizations to
discuss this topic and I'm expecting to be in New York this month
for that very purpose.

Seth David Schoen <schoen@loyalty.org> | Very frankly, I am opposed to people
     http://www.loyalty.org/~schoen/   | being programmed by others.
     http://vitanuova.loyalty.org/     |     -- Fred Rogers (1928-2003),
                                       |        464 U.S. 417, 445 (1984)

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