DRM, or digital rights management, is a digital lock placed on media content and devices. Supporters say DRM protects businesses and artists from piracy and theft. Sounds good, right?
Everyone knows it sucks, including the record and movie companies, and people crack the protection schemes all the time. There are multiple pieces of software you can download that will make a pre-EMI deal iTunes song into a piece of totally unrestricted media. This is an acknowledgment of that fact.
Why DRM Sucks. Because sometimes it does suck: it needs to be done better. While I believe that DRM can, on balance, be good thing see the DRM is Great pagethere are intelligent people who believe otherwise, who have objections worth noting.
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This has been an interesting year for gaming consoles. Instead, DRM has been the biggest point of contention leading up to the launch of the next-gen hardware. Microsoft came out strongly in favor of an all-digital future, but ended up being sent home with its tail between its legs.
I decided to treat myself to an upgraded home cinema experience. But mandatory copy-protection has meant I've spend the weekend trying and failing to get things working, rather than watching glorious 4K HDR 10 bit movies. I get 4K HDR.
I had to uninstall two different programs, change settings We don't really have any intention of finding out or hunting these people" -- Fredrik Wester. It should be more convenient, you should get more content, it should be easier for you to install if you buy the legal copy. How do you stop people from pirating your games, then, I asked Wester.
The bad dream of DRM continues. Yahoo e-mailed its Yahoo! Music Store customers yesterday, telling them it will be closing for good—and the company will take its DRM license key servers offline on September 30,
Digital Rights Managementshortened to DRMis the limitation of rights for video games, movies, and digital books. It is generally used to stop piracy for digital products such as video games. However, they generally end up causing more piracy of games due to limitation set by the game developers and publishers. Cookies help us deliver our services.