Post Tagged with: "drm"

CBC on Copyright and Digital Locks

The has a good article on the legal and policy issues associated with copyright and technological protection measures.  The anti-circumvention provisions in the forthcoming bill, which could come late next week, will be the source of considerable debate since sources say they will largely mirror those found in Bill […]

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May 21, 2010 4 comments Must Reads

Electronic Books and the Canadian DMCA

Sara Bannerman has an important post that notes how the growing importance of electronic books has particularly implications for the forthcoming copyright bill.  As devices such as the Kindle and iPad become increasingly popular, more and more people with purchase their books electronically with DRM included.  As Bannerman notes: For […]

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May 13, 2010 16 comments News

Telus To Offer DRM-Free Music

Telus has announced that it will become the first Canadian wireless carrier to offer DRM-free music that can be easily moved between devices.

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February 10, 2010 1 comment Must Reads

Why Did Ofcom Back Down Over DRM at The BBC?

Cory Doctorow's latest Guardian column looks at the BBC's bluff on whether HD content will be broadcast without DRM protections.

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February 10, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Amazon Kindle DRM Broken

Amazon's Kindle DRM, which restricts ebooks to the device, has been broken. The hack reportedly allows ebooks stored on the reader to be transferred as PDF files to other devices.

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December 23, 2009 4 comments Must Reads