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Read this: Why did Ofcom back down over DRM at the BBC? | Cory Doctorow |Technology |guardian.co.uk

Summary: After all, DRM doesn't actually prevent copying even the BBC agrees that the scheme it's proposed won't stop a determined copier, and once that copy is on the internet, everyone else will be able to get at it with a couple of clicks. You see, the BBC's plan is to scramble some key information needed to watch high-def broadcasts, a block of data that includes subtitles and other information used by disabled people, who are making increasing use of open devices that can be readily repurposed to add assistive features. Let's look at the record on threats to boycott non-DRM broadcasting from these companies. - guardian.co.uk

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