Restricting Media Use Over Home Networks

Great. First, they destroy Internet radio. Now they’re going after the music and movies we actually pay for. From WebTvWire:

“The broadcasting industry is keen to put controls on sharing media between devices even if those devices are on a home network and even if the sharing is strictly for personal use.

“When pressed as to why broadcasters would want to do this, Burger replied simply ‘because they want you to pay for that right’.”

So it begins: the fight to ensure that IP is never ownable, only rentable. And they wonder why people prefer to download their stuff DRM-free from P2P networks. Morons.

More information at Inside Digital Media.

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