DRM

You Bought That Gadget, and Dammit, You Should Be Able to Fix It

Michael Oberdick owns two small gadget repair shops in northwestern Ohio. He and his technicians spend their days at iOutlet replacing busted …

Repairs

DRM For HTML5: Web Standards Organization Set To Review Content, Videos

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the organization that oversees most Web-based standards and specifications, has moved one step closer to voting …

Net Neutrality

Netflix debuts on Firefox for Linux, but not everyone's happy about it

Firefox on Linux is now playing Netflix, but not everyone is happy about it.<p>The streaming video service recently announced that anyone running the …

Netflix

Netflix launches support for Firefox on Linux

Linux users have a new option if they want to watch Netflix -- the streaming service is now compatible with Firefox for the platform. Before this, only Google Chrome could play videos from the website outright. There was even a time when users had to make sure they're using a version of Chrome with …

Technology

How fake data could lead to failed crops and other woes

<b>There's a new cyber threat on the horizon. And it's fiendishly subtle and potentially very dangerous.</b><p>Fake data - altering databases and documents without anyone noticing.<p>Say you changed centrally held figures for a key metric such as soil fertility that many arable farmers use to organise their …

Security

DRM in HTML5 takes its next step toward standardization

Web group also pushs measures to protect security researchers who find DRM flaws.<p>Encrypted Media Extensions (EME), a mechanism by which HTML5 video …

Net Neutrality

[Guide] Remove DRM from iTunes Audio Books for Freer Usage

How to Remove DRM from iTunes Audio Books to Cater to More Players<p>iTunes DRM Remove Audio Book DRM Last Updated : March 17, 2017<p><b>Only until the DRM</b> …

iOS

Rowbottom Back For Full Clio Campaign With DRM Team

Daniel Rowbottom will compete in the Renault UK Clio Cup this season with his own DRM team and a new sponsor Cataclean.<p><b>Daniel Rowbottom</b> will mount a …

United Kingdom

8 Reasons Why This Author is Opting OUT of Digital Rights Management

For a self-published author, Digital Rights Management sounds so sensible, doesn’t it? Many e-publishing platforms allow authors to opt in for DRM, …

Publishing

Legal Frameworks and Technological Protection of Digital Content: Moving Forward Towards a Best Practice Model

58 Pages Posted: 20 Jun 2006<p>Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society<p>Date Written: June 2006<p>Abstract<p>The increased ability to …

The Dark Era of Publishing

<b>It won’t last long, the established companies won’t be happy but most of the people will.</b><p>I, the content provider (= the entertainment company, like a …

Net Neutrality

Listen to Free Radio Stations & Music Online

It’s March 6th and here are some reasons why this day matters in rock history:<p>In 1976, <b>Fleetwood Mac</b> released the <b>Stevie</b> <b>Nicks</b>-penned single …

Steven Tyler

DRM in HTML5 is a victory for the open Web, not a defeat

W3C's decision to publish a DRM framework will keep the Web relevant and useful.<p>The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the industry body that oversees …

Net Neutrality

Reality: Where Does It Go From Here? - Creators

Now an annual meeting of the greatest minds in VR and AR, the second edition of NEW INC and Kill Screen's <i>Versions</i>conference revolved around how these nascent technologies are affecting our current reality and how they will affect future cultural landscapes. Held at the New Museum and guided by the …

Cory Doctorow

What's up at the W3C: further reading for Reply All listeners

The latest episode of the technology podcast Reply All features an excellent summary of some of the issues with the World Wide Web Consortium's …

Net Neutrality

Tim Berners-Lee Endorses DRM In HTML5, Offers Depressingly Weak Defense Of His Decision

For the last four years, the Web has had to live with a festering wound: the threat of DRM being added to the HTML 5 standard in the form of …

Net Neutrality

Reply All covers DRM and the W3C

In the latest episode of Reply All, a fantastic tech podcast, the hosts and producers discuss the situation with DRM, the future of the web, and the …

Net Neutrality

Collapsing "connected toy" company did nothing while hackers stole millions of voice recordings of kids and parents

Spiral Toys -- a division of Mready, a Romanian electronics company that lost more than 99% of its market-cap in 2015 -- makes a line of toys called …

Security

Seclore – DRM 2.0 revisited - Quocirca Insights

In October 2016 Quocirca reported on a new breed of digital rights management (DRM) tools which have emerged in recent years. These tools have …

Business Technology

Why we did not become ‘the new Spotify’

<b>I would do it all again.</b><p><i>For the past three years, I’ve been working on the development of a new music service, POPPED. Initially, I ticked all the</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Why Authors Shouldn't Worry About Book Piracy

<i>One of the common questions from new writers is, “How do I stop people pirating my work?”</i><p><i>Many of them are even concerned about sending a manuscript</i> …

Publishing

A Clinton-era tech law has quietly, profoundly redefined the very nature of property in the IoT age

An excellent excerpt from Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz's The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital Economy on Motherboard …

Net Neutrality

WTF is up with the W3C, DRM and security bods threatened – we explain

<b>Analysis</b> A lengthy battle over the inclusion of digital rights management as a Web standard is coming to a head, with a set of new guidelines planned …

Net Neutrality

The W3C, DRM, and future of the open web

JM Porup's long, thoughtful article on the W3C's entry into the DRM standardization game gives a sense of the different forces that are pushing one …

Net Neutrality

DRM Free TV, Movies, And Music

Once upon a time, way back in the day, in an entertainment industry far, far, away from the 21st century, Napster ruled the music world and songs …

iTunes

Congress reintroduces YODA, a bipartisan bill that protects your right to treat devices as your property

The You Own Devices Act (YODA) was first introduced by Reps Blake Farenthold (R-TX) and Jared "Happy Mutant" Polis (D-CO) in 2014: it's a bill that …

Net Neutrality

Selling your book in our store

Selling books<p>THREE important questions you should be asking yourself ...<p><b>Can my book be ordered online?</b>• <b><br>Is my sales and distribution process seamless</b> …

eBooks

FUD alert: There is not a secret plan to use Denuvo DRM on the Play Store

A thread gaining steam on the r/android subreddit asserts a leaked email from DRM firm Denuvo's website as evidence that Google is looking into …

Google

Microsoft's DRM can expose Windows-on-Tor users' IP address

Windows users running the Tor browser can be tricked into uncloaking themselves, with a pretty straightforward trick based on Microsoft's DRM …

Information Security

Denuvo forgets to secure server, leaks years of messages from game makers

Massive log file includes user complaints, apparently legitimate developer requests.<p>The developers at Denuvo have been in the news thanks to cracks …

Security