NBC v. Apple

One questions that arose the other day in the Apple-NBC Kerfluffle was the demand that NBC wanted more copy protection. bq.NBC Universal also wants iTunes to stiffen anti-piracy provisions so computer users would not have easy access to illegal downloads. – “Associated Press(Apple, Striking Back, Bars NBC Sales on ITunes)”:http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/technology/apee-apple.html?ex=1346212800&en=055f0bc7f6bdc4fb&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss …

Purpose of DRM

bq.DRM’s sole purpose is to maximize revenues by minimizing your rights so that they can sell them back to you. – “Ken Fisher(Privately, Hollywood admits DRM isn’t about piracy)”:http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20070115-8616.html This isn’t anything new. bq.There is no right in the copyright law to make backup copies of motion pictures, so the …