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Event on Saturday to get DRM out of the Boston Public Library [Feb. 7th, 2008|11:04 am]
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DefectiveByDesign.org has announced an action against libraries that support DRM on their collections. Boston locals can join them this Saturday from 1pm to 3pm at the Boston Public Library's main branch, and non-locals are encouraged to stage an action against their own library if it's using DRM.

Read story at Digg

(I'll be there.)

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[User Picture]From: arkadooxoxo
2008-02-07 04:34 pm (UTC)
Mind filling us n00bz in as to what DRM is and why it is so horrible?
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[User Picture]From: thetathx1138
2008-02-07 04:37 pm (UTC)
It's short for digital rights management.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_rights_management


There are definitely valid complaints about it, on every level from technical to consumer. Whether attending this protest is a good use of your time, well, that's up to you.
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[User Picture]From: arkadooxoxo
2008-02-07 04:43 pm (UTC)
Oh, okay. Thanks for the info.
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[User Picture]From: thetathx1138
2008-02-07 04:46 pm (UTC)
No problem. Not that I enjoy picking up this guy's slack, but it's worth informing people about.
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[User Picture]From: etana
2008-02-07 04:43 pm (UTC)
ZOMGZSDFAD;LKAJFDKAL; STOP TRYIN' TO BEAT DOWN TEH FIERCE!!!

Where's mai sign? I had a sign but I think you eated it.
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