A nicer DRM? IEEE thinks its possible



A nicer DRM? IEEE thinks its possible.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2010/06/WITUS4.jpg[/newsimage]The dissonance between locking up digital content and giving users the control they want has always been central to the DRM debate, but now standards group IEEE thinks it can appease both sides with a new method.

Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/a-nicer-drm-ieee-thinks-its-possible-30862/](http://www.myce.com/news/a-nicer-drm-ieee-thinks-its-possible-30862/)

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y, a sort of authentication that resides on the user’s computer, hidden behind a “tamper-protected circuit.”
Ah, the famous formidable tamper-protected circuit. It cannot be tampered with… ever… it is untamperable… it will solve all problems.

Why haven’t we thought about that idea before?

Oh wait… we have… and all could be tampered with…


So all computers would need new hardware to use this supposed “friendly” DRM? No thanks…

I’ve got a better & cheaper solution: Stop using DRM! We all know it doesn’t work…


Trusted Platform Module


Jeebus…is this just a stupid pride thing? “I know we can beat the pirates! I just know it!”. No, you can’t, you never will and the longer you try the more you lose. Sorry, but “the pirates” will always beat you as long as they continue to provide a better experience!