Microsoft Research DRM talk
Cory Doctorow (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 17, 2004
This talk was originally given to Microsoft's Research Group and other interested parties from within the company at their Redmond offices on June 17, 2004. (See public domain notice.) Cutup Remix 6/22/04, by Alan Taylor (more)
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Here's what I'm here to convince you of:
- That DRM systems don't work
- That DRM systems are bad for society
- That DRM systems are bad for business
- That DRM systems are bad for artists
- That DRM is a bad business-move for MSFT
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1. DRM systems don't work
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2. DRM systems are bad for society
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3. DRM systems are bad for biz
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4. DRM systems are bad for artists
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5. DRM is a bad business-move for MSFT
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Because if you don't do it, someone else will.
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Cutup Remix 6/22/04, by Alan Taylor -- exercising his right to "reproduce, distribute, transmit, use, modify, build upon, or otherwise exploit" the original. All text on this page is derived from the original speech, in equal proportions. Thanks to Cory, Anil and Matt, whose previous efforts I've built on here.