Re: [SLUG] Novell's CTO Blog - new entry

From: Paul M Foster (
Date: Mon Apr 24 2006 - 12:47:59 EDT

Levi Bard wrote:
>> See my point was that DRM was not the only solution for copy righted
>> content. But as a component of the desktop. See what I dont understand is
>> people will watch drm DVDs but music everyone throws a fit.
> I'm pretty sure you're older than I am, and if you don't remember the
> absolute fits people threw about DVD-CSS, then you may need to ask
> your doctor about some kind of proactive Alzheimers treatment.

I'm pretty sure I'm older than both of you, and I don't remember this.
Yes, in the Linux and free software community, but otherwise I don't
recall Joe L. User squawking very loud about this.

*We* bitch about a lot of things, and the computer press bitches about a
lot of things, but most of them aren't even a blip on the radar of the
average computer user.


Paul M. Foster
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