Explain DRM To Your Dad

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Ever try to explain why DRM is bad for consumers to someone who just didn't get it? Wired's Listening Post Blog has a bunch of good examples. We don't know if they'd work on your Dad (does Dad give a crap about Linux and Region 2 DVDs?), but they are nice examples of ways that DRM gets in the way of consumer goals. —MEGHANN MARCO

Ever try to explain why DRM is bad for consumers to someone who just didn’t get it? Wired’s Listening Post Blog has a bunch of good examples. We don’t know if they’d work on your Dad (does Dad give a crap about Linux and Region 2 DVDs?), but they are nice examples of ways that DRM gets in the way of consumer goals. —MEGHANN MARCO

How to Explain DRM to Your Dad [Wired News]