"Knowing Stallman's rather extremist views on the property
classified often as intellectual in nature, I wasn't surprised to
see him respond to a question about the merits of DRM with a quick
and dismissive 'it is fundamentally unjust.' He followed with an
auto-hagiographical account of his refusal to purchase DRMed CDs
and DVDs. Just in case you were worried, he has never bought a DVD
with CSS encryption. Awww, yeah. The appropriate emoticon is: m/
"All spirited ribbing aside, Stallman does have some interesting
things to say about Creative Commons, the open license for content
that bloggers love to talk about, but don't love to adopt. Creative
Commons is a powerful idea, and an interesting non-profit
organization. It's also rejected by Stallman, though the reasons
may surprise you..."
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