Who Pays the DRM Man?
Sep 26, 2007, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Hans Bezemer)
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"When Al Gores 'An inconvenient truth' was released on DVD it
featured a bio-degradable box. Yes, the industry really cared for
the environment. It brought tears to my eyes. To my surprise I
found the very same DVD a few months later in an ordinary box. What
had happened. Had the danger been averted in these few months? Had
the news agencies missed this remarkable fact? No. For the simple
reason that the industry never cared for the environment, not now
"Even playing this documentary adds to the problem it is trying
to solve, because the hardware burns 25 to 30 percent more energy
than it actually needs to. Why? DRM..."