Blu-ray Copy Protection Cracked

It should be common knowledge by now that digital copy-protection is a futile endeavor. Even if you ignore the analog hole, the fact is that viewers will always be in possession of both the encrypted content and the complete method to decrypt that content. Security experts will point out the fundamental flaw in this arrangement. […]

Vodafone MusicStation and DRM-Free Tracks

I’m holding a Nokia 6121 loaded with Vodafone’s MusicStation software, and to be brutally honest, I’m largely disinterested in the music and software. There are, however, two things about Vodafone’s latest musical forays that interest me in a big way. Firstly, I’m very interested to see what my 13 year old nephew makes of MusicStation. […]

Steve Jobs wants to get rid of DRM

Yes, you read that title correctly. [quote] Imagine a world where every online store sells DRM-free music encoded in open licensable formats. In such a world, any player can play music purchased from any store, and any store can sell music which is playable on all players. This is clearly the best alternative for consumers, […]