Ludicrous to expect DRMed music to work forever

#Music

Sat, Aug 1st, 2009 15:35 by capnasty NEWS

Steven Metalitz, the Washington DC lawyer who represents the MPAA, RIAA, and other rightsholders, responded to a host of questions from the Copyright Office following up on live hearings held earlier this year. In those comments, Metalitz strongly opposes any exemption that would allow users to legally strip DRM from content if a store goes dark and takes down its authentication servers.

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