BetaDot: Challenges For Cross-Platform Content Delivery

[ Thanks to Joey for
this link. ]

“With the recent future seeing of Bill Gates, Apple’s new Video
iPod, MTV’s partnership with Microsoft to serve music videos to
Xbox users, and all the other major digital media start-ups going
on lately problems are arising with cross-platform content

“By that, I mean Windows, Mac OS and Linux, however, you can
play cell phones and other electronics in to the problem as well.
Most of these new platforms require some form of DRM to ‘protect’
the content developers this DRM is usually implemented at software
level, although, we are expanding in to hardware level DRM with
software hooks. Software means compatibility issues, does this mean
us Linux users are going to be left hanging…?”

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