[linux-elitists] defining DRM?
Thu Jan 20 17:47:01 PST 2005
On 21-Jan-2005, Ben Finney wrote:
> On 20-Jan-2005, Don Marti wrote:
> > Digital Rights Management is any technology that selectively
> > restricts and permits uses of a copy of a cultural work by the owner
> > or authorized user of the copy.
> s/selectively restricts and permits/selectively restricts/
> If the DRM system permits, it's effectively doing nothing. The only
> time the system actually does something, is when it restricts.
> s/work .*/work./
> The DRM system interacts with, and selectively restricts, *every*
> user, regardless of who they are.
I think I see what you're trying to do with that qualification; to
emphasise that it's the person who should be allowed to use it that ends
up being restricted.
s/work by .*/work by the legitimate owner of the copy./
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Ben Finney <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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