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Ubisoft Cuts Off Legit Players With DRM Server Migration; Pirates Play On

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When it comes to DRM, nothing is more annoying and hated than DRM that requires a constant internet connection. This DRM regularly pings a server controlled by the creator of the game in order to prove that you, the paying customer who paid money to buy the game, are not...
Ubisoft Cuts Off Legit Players With DRM Server Migration; Pirates Play On

The Fight Over DRM In HTML5 Should Represent The Last Stand For DRM

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Back in January, we noted our disappointment with the news that there was a proposal underway to add DRM to HTML5 (called "Encrypted Media Extensions" or EME), backed by Microsoft, Netflix and Google. It was further disappointing to see web creator Tim Berners-Lee defend the proposal, saying that it was...
The Fight Over DRM In HTML5 Should Represent The Last Stand For DRM

The Awful Anti-Pirate System That Will Probably Work

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spidweb writes "Much virtual ink has been spilled over Ubisoft's new, harsh DRM system for Assassin's Creed 2. You must have a constant internet connection, and, if your connection breaks, the game exits. While this has angered many (and justifiably so), most writers on the topic have made an error....
The Awful Anti-Pirate System That Will Probably Work

Samsung pairs Qualcomm and ARM DRM to get HD content on Galaxy Note Media Hub

www.engadget.com
Samsung's going to bring "premium HD video content" to Media Hub after pairing up Qualcomm's StudioAccess and ARM's TrustZone DRM systems. The first device that will benefit from the rollout is the Galaxy Note thanks to its enormous 1280 x 800 HD display. Owners of the large phone /...
Samsung pairs Qualcomm and ARM DRM to get HD content on Galaxy Note Media Hub

Why the death of DRM would be good news for readers, writers and publishers

www.guardian.co.uk
The decision by Tor Books to ditch digital rights management signals the beginning of the end of the ebook format warsAt the end of April, Tor Books, the world's largest science fiction publisher, and its UK sister company, Tor UK, announced that they would be eliminating digital rights management (DRM)...
Why the death of DRM would be good news for readers, writers and publishers
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