LXer: The RIAA-Hollywood-DRM-Linux Suicide Pact
Dec 01, 2005, 04:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Carla
Schroder for this link. ]
"After reading Tom Adelstein's Preventing DVD Playback on Linux
Like Prohibition in the 1920's, I had to lie down and think about
it for some time. (Snoring is too a sign of thinking.) Now Tom has
a scholarly style of writing. I'm more of a Bart Simpson, and the
conclusion I came to after lengthy pondering and cogitation is 'WTF
is wrong with those people?'
"Actually, I had already come to the conclusion that the fine
folks behind the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Digital Rights
Management, and the Business Software Alliance are either nuts,
corrupt, or both..."