Defective by Design

Flash Protest News: DRM protest at Microsoft confab (CNET)

Submitted by Henri Poole on Wed, 2006-05-24 12:30

Ina Fried writes Protesters in hazardous materials suits marched outside the Washington State Trade and Convention Center on Tuesday, where the software maker was kicking off its Windows Hardware and Engineering Conference (WinHEC). The demonstrators, from the Free Software Foundation's Defective by Design group, were lobbying against Microsoft's digital-rights management technology, which restricts copysharing." Read the story.