"One user goal is to download digital content and be
able to transfer or share the content from one device to another,
each one from a different vendor. This is not possible with the
proprietary DRM technology.
"DRM technology limits what you can do with the content after
you download it and how many times you can access it if you are not
allowed to save it. The content owners and providers can specify
how their work can be consumed, reused, managed, and transferred.
They use this technology as one of the ways to prevent copyright
"You may be allowed only to display it publicly, make digital
public performances of the work, and consume it in other ways, but
you may not reuse, manage, or transfer it. You may be allowed only
to consume, reuse, and transfer it, but not to manage it. If they
allow you to transfer to another device from your device, you may
not be able to make the transfer. They can use DRM technology to
restrict you to use certain devices to run the same content. This
makes it difficult for you to sell, lend, give, or lease the
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