[FoRK] One rule for the hackers (criminals), another for the RIAA (establishment)

Luis Villa luis.villa at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 21:02:29 PST 2005


On Tue, 04 Jan 2005 23:50:37 -0500, Stephen D. Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:
> This just seems like another example of hopelessly broken and poorly
> designed security from Microsoft.  

I'm not sure this one could really be designed around. People /want/
to download shit from the internet that does all kinds of crap to
their computers. They want it badly. They hate you for getting in
their way. Until, of course, they shoot themselves in the foot.

> MS "Digital Rights Management" does
> not include safeguarding any rights of the user apparently.

Digital Restrictions Management is RMS's favorite term, and one we
should all start using more.

Luis


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