Defective by Design

Flash Protest News: Tech Advocacy Group Takes to the Streets to Protest DRM at WinHEC (eHomeUpgrade)

Submitted by Henri Poole on Wed, 2006-05-24 17:27

Alexander Grundner at eHomeUpgrade writes

"We're all familiar with protests against war, cruelty to animals, and such, but how about DRM (digital rights/restrictions management)? Enter Defective By Design, an anti-DRM advocacy group backed by the Free Software Foundation (FSF) that has started targeting “Big Media, unhelpful manufacturers and DRM distributors.” The group aims to identify “defective” products for consumers and recruit technologists to help bring awareness to the public of the evils of DRM – even if it means having to wear hazmat suits to get people's attention.

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