The Terribleness of Digital Locks

by Matt Harvey at the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience, WAT

Digital Rights Management is a type of digital lock that companies put on the things they sell you. They’re terrible in many ways. They discourage innovation, they increase insecurity and they infringe on a person’s right of ownership. They’re also illegal to break, which is a huge injustice in our legal system. We really need laws to make digital locks illegal.

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