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LinuxDevices: DRM Out of Balance

Jan 12, 2006, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Victor Yodaiken)

"In a Linuxdevices.com guest column back in 2002, I argued that without a major attitude change, digital rights management (DRM) technologies would cause software security failures and generate safety problems for everything from medical equipment to military systems. (That article basically said that systems with built-in DRM would create security problems for non-target cases.)

"The recent Sony BMG DRM fiasco, which resulted from a common failure of requirements management logic, shows that developers of DRM systems have not had that attitude adjustment..."

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