Digital Rights Management (DRM) - media company's next flop?

Posted on Friday, Jan 27 2006 @ 11:25 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
DRM has become a huge flashpoint for consumers because of one simple fact -- entertainment companies' fear of piracy. The music industry -- rattled by its bitter experience with peer-to-peer networks that allowed consumers to swap music across the Internet for free -- has worked feverishly to win court battles and shut down file-sharing services like the original Napster and Grokster.

Read on over eCoustics.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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