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What’s Wrong With Content Protection? Well, there’s actually a hell of a lot wrong with how companies nowadays are fighting to try to “protect” their copyrights by taking away consumers rights to use the product we purchase. Whether it is a movie on DVD or a music track, we as consumers are having more and more rights taken away from us because of the greed of organizations like the MPAA (motion pictures) and the big five recording studios.

John Gilmore, a member of the EFF (Electronic Fronteir Foundation, a group dedicated to protecting rights and promoting freedom in the electronic frontier) has posted a must read essay regarding new copy protection technology, and what it means to consumers.

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