[linux-elitists] Using an xbox for demoing drm...

Brian McGroarty brian@mcgroarty.net
Sun Jul 13 11:01:22 PDT 2003


On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 03:04:55PM -0400, mike@jurney.org wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 3 Jul 2003, Jay Sulzberger wrote:
> 
> > Most reporters for the New York Times can understand that an Xbox is a home
> > computer with DRM.
> 
> But can their readers?  More importantly, will they feel as though it
> would be worth their time trying to explain that fact to their readers?

Turn it into the story of a man who set his mom up for web and email
for under $200 and you would win some ears. Then, demonstrate that DRM
keeps John Q Public from burning a CD to help his own mom on the
cheap.



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