Category Archives: DRM

DRM article on Linux Journal

This is good: EOF – If You Don’t Believe in DRM, It Can’t Hurt You | Linux Journal: When I talk to working IT professionals, the trend is to open up information “behind the firewall” at a company-not lock it … Continue reading

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A Take on DRM

This is a rant, albeit an interesting one if you can get past all the expletives early on: I don’t want any of them controlling how I use the stuff I paid for. They have shown themselves to be bad … Continue reading

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SwampLog 3.0: An Open Letter to C.K. Sample

This is a first. An open letter to me: An Open Letter to C.K. Sample First, I would have sent this to your e-mail address, had I been able to find one on the site. However, in this day and … Continue reading

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DVD Jon Versus The Tyranny of the iTunes Music Store

My article, DVD Jon Versus The Tyranny of the iTunes Music Store, is up and ready for reading over at AppleMatters: Okay, before you all start attacking me for hating on Apple in this article and / or for not … Continue reading

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Grokster and the financial future of America

This is smart and offers a good history of the situation we find ourselves in: In October of 1998 the Digital Millenium Copyright Act was passed. The DMCA was basically a law that set a very un-nerving precedent. That the government … Continue reading

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