Mark Shuttleworth’s take on DRM

Mark Shuttleworth, founder of the Ubuntu OS, has written a nice piece on DRM, and how it just won’t work.

The truth is also that, as the landscape changes, different business models come and go in their viability. Those folks who try to impose analog rules on digital content will find themselves on the wrong side of the tidal wave. Sorry for you. It’s necessary to innovate (again, sometimes!) and stay ahead of the curve, perhaps even being willing to cannibalize your own existing business – though to be honest cannibalizing someone else’s is so much more appealing.

You can read the entire article on Mark’s blog.

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