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Sunday, February 18, 2007

Macrovision to Jobs: translated

Macrovision does video DRM. After Jobs wrote his open letter to the music industry, the Macrovision CEO responded protecting DRM. I say that Jobs did much better, and he sides with the consumer. One person has already translated it to plain english. Sample:
Truly interoperable DRM will hasten the shift to the electronic distribution of content and make it easier for consumers to manage and share content in the home — and it will enable it in an open environment where their content is portable across a number of devices, not held hostage to just one company’s products.
Magic interoperable DRM would give people all the features and capabilities they get with DRM-free media.
Almost everything in that letter is completely backward from reality. Everything that he says should be done is the opposite of what consumers want.

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5:07 PM | Posted by mike | 1 comments posted below

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Funny how things can appear to be fine when scanned over, but have that annoying hidden message when you read it closely.
By Anonymous Thomas, at 2/19/2007 12:55:00 PM
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