[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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